I am so excited about creativity and learning. I can’t read enough or learn enough about how students learn and what creativity has to do with it. (Speaking of reading and learning about creativity and learning: I’m just finishing up The Element by Sir Ken Robinson for #geniushour chat on Wednesday, January 2, at 8:00… Read more Creativity and Learning
Today make it about the spirit of love and learning, not the law of jumping through teacher-created hoops.
Last year at about this time, a few of my students and I wanted to learn how to make a robot. I had heard Gary Stager suggest robot building was one thing you could do with a laptop. I had absolutely no experience or knowledge about making a robot, but I did learn enough to know… Read more Take One Step at A Time
It’s 12/12/12, and I have at least 12 x 12 x 12 reasons I love my junior highers. Since listing all 1,728 reasons could be time and space prohibitive, I’ll just list 12 reasons I love my students. They have spirit. They do things with enthusiasm. When we have dress up days for special occasions,… Read more It’s 12/12/12!
How exciting! The Genius Hour wiki, started about a year ago, by Gallit Zvi in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, has been nominated for the best educational wiki in the 2012 Edublog Awards. Congrats to all the genius teachers who, by giving choice to their learners, inspire genius! You can vote for the Genius Hour wiki… Read more Nominated for Best Educational Wiki