How Might We the Content?: Design Thinking in a High School English Classroom

How Might We the Content?: Applying Design Thinking in a High School English Classroom Empathy-fueled, human-centered problem solving is picking up tremendous traction as of late, thanks in no small part to fantastic introductions to design thinking’s educational value from Continue reading How Might We the Content?: Design Thinking in a High School English Classroom

Shape of a Sonnet: Empathy Fueled, Maker Driven Poetry Analysis (VIDEO)

I’m going to write up more proper context for this in the near future, but I wanted to share these Periscope videos from my AP Lit class this past week while it was still fresh.   I love my classroom Continue reading Shape of a Sonnet: Empathy Fueled, Maker Driven Poetry Analysis (VIDEO)

How I Got to Now and What I Intend to Do About It

This Post Originally Appeared on Medium How I Got to Now and What I Intend to Do About It How I Got to Now and What I Intend to Do About It . . . my nerdy roots and that which got Continue reading How I Got to Now and What I Intend to Do About It

Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv

Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv It isn’t about being funny. Even if not on stage, students and educators are always improvising, making things up as we go. Photo by Joni James Having directed, performed, and studied improv Continue reading Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv