Student Choice and Design Thinking

Dragon Rocket Labs

Teachers who believe in student choice know that it is just one of many guiding principles in curriculum design. Throughout my career, from HS English to Elementary Maker/STEAM, I have put Student Choice as one of my greatest goals, and I have done some of my best work in pursuit of this goal. Getting to…

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3 Simple Ways to Transform Your Students Attitude about Learning

3 Ways to Transform Students Attitudes about Learning

I can remember my earliest education classes focused on transforming education from a one to many “banking” model to a student-centered approach. From where I sit, 16 years later, this is still a major challenge. We must disrupt the traditional knowledge economy in our classrooms. Even some models of “individualized” instruction ask students to learn…

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