Dec 21, 2022
Many schools spend millions of dollars on state of the art learning environments, yet few of them have the desired impact on learners.
Because they weren't designed WITH the learners, and integrally connected to learner-centered EXPERIENCES.
In this episode, I sit down with Ashley Durdle of world renowned Verso...
Dec 7, 2022
The SDGs (sustainable development goals) have become a huge focal point for many schools.
With climate change, water pollution, and elimination of biodiversity effecting the entire planet, it makes complete sense. But how do we address these HUGE issues on a local level?
In this podcast episode, I sit down with Margo...
Nov 24, 2022
Lots of large international schools are seeking ways to make learning experiences more relevant, interdisciplinary and project/problem-based.
Yet between fixed timetables, a demanding curriculum, large student bodies, and siloed subjects, they are finding it difficult to do more than offer a few lessons per week.
Nov 16, 2022
Imagine your most challenging students- The ones who can't sit still, blurt out, submit low- quality work, have difficulty working with others, and seem totally checked out suddenly self-managing, coming in voluntarily after class, submitting polished work, and leading teams.
That's what happened in several classrooms...
Nov 9, 2022
So many schools are spending millions of dollars to reconfigure learning environments to be more fit for the '21st century' and project-based learning.
But when the spaces are finally built, they don't have the effect on teaching and learning that they desired.
Why? Because the LEARNERS weren't involved in...