I have always enjoyed the Adobe Suite for both vector and bitmap graphic design. And while I continue to use this professional software suite, it often does not fit a school's budget when trying to support a 1:1 laptop program. As such, I continue to explore less expensive (or free) programs that students can use.... Continue Reading →
An Invitation To Play
We often hear about an Invitation to Play as an open-ended hands-on activity used mostly in preschools, or at least among younger age children. This concept, inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to teaching, "encourages children to learn through exploration, by providing materials that 'invite them to play' in a creative, non-directive way, with no... Continue Reading →
Tinkercad, Table-Top Tips
TLDR: Download PDF now! This is the first in a series of Table-Top Tips I am creating for my students to use. These tips are designed to be printed, then assembled accordion-style. I provide these so that students can have quick access to the basic concepts I cover during the instructional stages of any new... Continue Reading →
You, the Lifelong Learner
There is no limit to what we can learn, so why limit yourself? Pursue your passions at a pace that suits your needs.
Documentation: A Critical Component of the Learning Process
Documentation is an essential component in the learning process, for students, teachers, everyone. Here are some tools and strategies that I use to help students and teachers document their valuable work.
Design Thinking for Educators at Harbor Day School
Teachers at Harbor Day School engage in the design thinking process through making.
Change is an interesting thing, simultaneously invigorating and painful...