David Thornburg shared the educational Holodeck where students can simulate a mission to Mars or other interactive, immersive simulations. All activities are inquiry-based where students are members of a team where they own the learning experience.
Sir Ken Robinson shares in a creative way why we need to get over the academic culture of our institutes and design new learning environments in the process of globalization.
Barbara reflects on her presentation she did for Classroom 2.0 on Elluminate October 30th, 2010.
Companies will be looking for people who are creative and innovative. Play is important to prepare our children for their future. Barbara shares three tools that represent the constructionism theory.
Some of the Common Core Standards seem to be more vague than state standards. Teachers will need support, training, and creative ways on how to match these standards.
Barbara was invited to facilitate professional development at Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu, Hawaii where 120 teachers worked in collaborative teams to create PSAs about their school. What was meaningful was the reflection on the process.
Technology has always impacted society and culture. This post reviews the historical perspective, where we are now, and the value of arts and culture.
Barbara shares why bringing joy back into learning helps students deepen understanding of concepts. Students can use authentic performance assessments and technology to help them improve achievement.
People tend to sabotage themselves when they don’t think they can change. It is easier to go back to what they are used to. This post is about why teachers sabotage projects. Change is not easy, but it is rewarding. Start small with one project.