Design Thinking and Empathy-Fueled Problem Solving: One Place to Start

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No big secret: design thinking has forever changed teaching and learning in my classroom.  By fueling problem solving with empathy, and putting human experience at the center of intention, my project-based learning approach to English language arts found the soul Continue reading Design Thinking and Empathy-Fueled Problem Solving: One Place to Start

Teaching Priorities and Productivity

Though I’ve had a busy and fulfilling summer, a new academic year is knocking, rather loudly, at my door.  Much of the professional development I have been seeking out has focused around proficiency-based instruction, assessment and diplomas and I’ve had Continue reading Teaching Priorities and Productivity

Codes & Coals or If I Were King of the EdTech Forrrrrest

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In a recent blog post from Amy Burvall, she poses a simple & intriguing question: If you had control of the district ed-tech budget what would you do? While I may stand in the hallway, finger wagging, hip holding, eyebrow raising, Continue reading Codes & Coals or If I Were King of the EdTech Forrrrrest