Connected Learning

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The Role of School Leaders in Making and the Maker Movement

Last week I was honored to moderate a panel at the CISC conference (Curriculum Instruction Steering Committee for CA’s school leaders)  with amazing Sonoma County educators! We discussed the emerging K-12 maker and maker educator movements in the North Bay. The conference theme of, “What if…” was apropos seeing that all of the speakers (listed below) embodied … Continue reading

How a Marble Machine Reinvigorated My Teaching (and Learning)

I found myself on the floor of The Exploratorium at 9:30am on a Tuesday morning in September, paired with a high school engineering teacher and armed with the task of making a marble go as slowly as possible. It’s not often that I find myself on the floor engaged in a learning activity for work. … Continue reading

The Needs of Our Learners are Changing

Here is an excerpt from a talk I gave about being leaders in faculty development with technology… Challenge: How do we adapt to the changing expectations and learning experiences of students who have come of age in a connected environment? We are living in a profound technological moment in time. Let me give you an example: … Continue reading