My Writings. My Thoughts.
ASIJ has been working with the NoTosh team this year on gaining and understanding of the design thinking process and trying it out in aspects of our teaching practice. I have been really interested in learning about how to develop in students a mindset of a ‘problem finder’ and how empathy fits into that. In […]
Edcamp Tokyo (held at YIS last Saturday) was a most rewarding day of conversation on inspirational topics proposed on the day but the 40+ teachers and administers who showed up. Having time, space and interesting people who are open to sharing ideas, questions and resources made the event hit a sweet spot for me. My […]
On the weekend my friend Joachim Castellano presented some ideas that we’ve been working on together at the Paperless Classroom Conference. Some time ago we started developing an iTunes U course called Design Essentials for Educators wondering how we might offer support to teachers wanting to raise the bar on the presentation of content. Now […]
It was an honour to be a guest in Amy Hollinger‘s session on Professional Development for a Global Audience at the 2013 Global Education Conference. Amy is the Director of Professional Development for Global Online Academy and was my co-teacher in a recent online professional development course for teachers: Introduction to Online Learning Environments. One of the things […]