rethinking learning – bringing joy, creativity and innovation into learning environments


Are you looking for strategies for kids to develop 21st century skills so they are college and career ready and successful in life?  Barbara guides you through the design thinking process around projects that connect learning to the real-world. Book your workshops.


Are you ready to bring joy back to your classroom? Learn strategies how to make learning meaningful and relevant to engage children so they are motivated to learn. Encourage student voice and choice in learner-centered environments. Book your speaking engagement.


How do you get stakeholders to commit to a shared vision that addresses the real problems in your schools? Do you want to build a culture of learning and communities of practice? Contact Barbara to facilitate planning with your leadership teams.


Is your school or district moving to mobile learning but not sure how to transform teaching to learner-centered environments. You may be wondering how to meet standards that build rigor using resources from your makerspaces into the classroom. Schedule a webinar.


Are you looking for someone to write a guest post, an article or a book about change, transforming teaching and learning, ESSA and learner-centered teaching, SAMR, DOK, design thinking or maybe you have a topic? Barbara is passionate about writing.

About Barbara

Barbara is a Creative Learning Strategist who has been barbara-smiling-smallerfocusing on project-based learning and creating learner-centered environments for over 25 years. She is co-author of Make Learning Personal and How to Personalize Learning, builds coaching programs, and facilitates change. Read more…