The 21st Century Learning Conference

The 21st Century Learning Conference

This past weekend at the 21st Century Learning Conference in Hong Kong, educators shared insights and stories around how they are re-thinking and designing of 21st century spaces to deepen student learning and foster 21st century skills Below, I have included the...
Evaluating Projects using the ‘PBL Seesaw’

Evaluating Projects using the ‘PBL Seesaw’

In my work with teachers and project- based practitioners, I like to use a tool called the PBL Seesaw to help them reflect on the experience. Rather than ask teachers if a project ‘went well,’ the tool asks teachers to reflect on the project according to six criteria:...
The Five Secrets to High Functioning Teams

The Five Secrets to High Functioning Teams

My new Band Just recently I formed a new band. It’s me and 2 other guys. I’m on keys and vocals. Armando, an amiable, lanky 16 year old kid is on drums, and his pal Mark, a soft spoken protege is on lead guitar. We call ourselves “Generation Gap-”first, both because...