Like many other teachers, I use my summer to reset, refresh, and recharge for the coming year. For me, that means I finally get the time to engage with the words and the voices of people who are interested in shifting the way we--I hate this term--"do school." However, for the past three years (more … Continue reading “What’s that Type of Learning Look Like?”
On Monday, July 18, I had the opportunity to get back into the Professional Development sphere. Working with PlusUs , I was able to do a 1/2 day of professional development for teachers in Philadelphia's University of the Arts "Professional Institute for Educators." The class is being taught by Phil Holcombe, founder of PlusUs and an … Continue reading Extraordinary Design Thinking: The Extraordinaires Strike Again!
THE BEAUTIFUL DANGER OF COFFEE AFTER 2PM Saturday night, somewhere around 12:20 AM, I was searching my twitter feed and came across a post from Grant Lichtman. The tweet linked to a report from the Harvard Graduate School of Education entitled, Turning the Tide: Inspiring Concern for Others and the Common Good through College Admissions.” … Continue reading A View from the Crossroads: Rethinking College Admissions
Reinvigorating our tradition of liberal education can empower students to negotiate an increasingly complex world.