Category: Innovation

Rivers and Streams: Reflections on Innovate 2013

"Every day is a workshop." --Will Richardson Innovate 2013, hosted by Graded School in São Paulo, ended on Sunday and now hundreds of freshly charged innovators are heading back to their schools from as close as Sampa itself to as far away as Mumbai. Reactions to the conference were overwhelmingly positive and the sessions I ...

My Response to the Teacher as Learning Designer

In the article below, Andrew Miller makes a case for rethinking the role of the teacher. His description would fit nicely in the sort of future-building school envisioned by thinkers like Keri Facer, but are our schools and school communities ready for this transition? Below Miller's post, I add the response I shared with my faculty. ...

21st Century Classroom Design

21st Century Learning In Practice From the 19th Century’s Frankenstein to the 20th Century’s Matrix, technology has been evoked to frighten audiences unsure of its impact on human society.  We never seem to know just how advanced technology has become and we never seem to be able to keep up with its relentless advance. Even now, ...