PBL and Creating 21st Century Learners

PBL and Creating 21st Century Learners

Ever tried to untangle a knot comprised of a thousand rubber bands? Or find the end of invisible tape that seems to have stuck to the roll? It’s frustrating. And oftentimes damn near impossible. So is trying to become a 21st century teacher or learner without a system...
Go DEEPER with Authentic Learning This Year

Go DEEPER with Authentic Learning This Year

I want to paint a scene I’m sure all of you are familiar with. Four judges sit casually on a couch, pen and paper in hand, listening discernibly to a speaker who pitches his idea for the latest break-through product. On this episode, a humble farmer from Arcadia,...
Authentic Learning: Industrial Park in Ulaanbaatar

Authentic Learning: Industrial Park in Ulaanbaatar

Just this year, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia became the world’s most polluted city. If you’ve ever experienced one of its winters, then you would understand why. With temperatures that plummet below -40C, burning coal and other dirty fossil fuels for warmth is the only way...
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...