Using Design Thinking: Design Challenges

Why do we always go the “easy” route and give worksheets to help understand a concept?  Why can’t we do it another way? There is no reason that we should still be seeing a worksheet as the main source of “learning”, if you can call it learning.  Sure worksheets are good for some things, but…

Mazes and Critical Thinking, Getting a Conversation Started.

I am always thinking of different ways to keep the learning happening until that last minute of school and the students are looking forward to that learning.  Even though they are relishing in the thought of leaving the walls of the classroom behind, I want to instill into our students that learning is happening all…

Time to Make

After reading a post concerning the newest book by George Couros and AJ Julian’s post on making something new each day, I took the plunge and will hopefully be reflecting once a week to share some wonderings that I have about learning.  Each post will be centered around learning in some way and will show a bit…