The PBL/MCL/Acronym’d Pilot at MBHS Has a Name and a Project!

At least for now . . . Ladies and gents, PACE 10 is here. Personalized and Cooperative Education (PACE)10 is the name the crew developed for the mass customized learning, project based learning, student led, differentiated pilot program thing I Continue reading The PBL/MCL/Acronym’d Pilot at MBHS Has a Name and a Project!

Expanding Operations in Suzie Boss’ Idea Factory Classrooms (By Two)

Earlier today, Jackie Gerstein tweeted a link to this article from Suzie Boss over on KQED’s MindShift. 1. Suzie Boss has a fantastic name. 2. She lays out the foundations for classrooms trafficking in ideas, innovations, and accomplishments. Please, take Continue reading Expanding Operations in Suzie Boss’ Idea Factory Classrooms (By Two)

Cross-Pollination: What Educators Can Learn from Zynga CEO Mark Pincus

Mark Pincus is a successful dude.  A really successful dude.  And a large part of that success comes from the time-sucking, highly-addictive games Zynga produces for Facebook, other social networking platforms, and mobile devices. In a recent interview with Wired, Continue reading Cross-Pollination: What Educators Can Learn from Zynga CEO Mark Pincus

Wicked Decent Happenings @ Positive Youth Development Institute 2012

I spent today with two of my fantastic 10th grade IPBL/MCL/<Add Your Fave Edu-Acronym Here> Pilot Program students, JT and Sarah, and my vastly-more-organized-than-I-will-ever-be intern, Jenn, at the Positive Youth Development Institute on the fabulous Husson University campus in Bangor. Continue reading Wicked Decent Happenings @ Positive Youth Development Institute 2012