Category Archives: Learning

My Story: Fire, Loss, and Rebuilding

On Sunday, October 8th I went to bed early. I had been waking up between 4-5 AM all week to do work for my doctoral program. We had also hosted my husband’s family for the weekend, and I was exhausted. … Continue reading

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FlipGrid: Connect with Other Classrooms

This year, my students are learning about the design thinking process: empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test. My teaching team decided to begin the year with a low stakes high-interest challenge: design a water park for our community. The first … Continue reading

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MindShift Podcast: Be The Change You Want to See

Last spring, Katrina Schwartz from MindShift spent two days in my classroom recordings students at work and interviewing me, my teaching partner, students, and parents for this┬ápodcast about N.E.W. School. In this 21 minute podcast, Schwarts articulates what drove my … Continue reading

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