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)

New Year, New Life

New Year, New Life This post originally appeared on Medium. New Year, New Life Image from Central Maine News http://www.centralmaine.com/2013/08/16/mt-blue-renovations-mostly-complete-in-time-for-new-school-year/ Today marked the first day for the Class of 2019 at Mt. Blue Campus, a class of 180 and growing, larger Continue reading New Year, New Life

Realizing the White Space

  We returned from the holiday break this past Monday and my room seemed in need of . . .  something.  The layout had remained largely the same since late September:  three formations of six desks each forming a table, Continue reading Realizing the White Space