Category Archives: Learning

Borrowing a Powerful Brainstorm Protocol from IDEO

This summer I spent a week at IDEO in San Francisco learning about design thinking and their process for tackling challenges. While I was there, I observed a team brainstorm and was shocked by their results. Like most teachers, I … Continue reading

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6 Shifts to Maximize Productivity and Happiness

This year I’ve decided to pursue my doctorate at Pepperdine University. It is a blended program with a mix of face-to-face and online learning, which is obviously perfect for this blended learning enthusiast! My program will allow me to continue¬†teaching … Continue reading

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Grade Interviews

Over the last two years, I’ve moved further and further away from traditional grading. I’ve blogged about grading for mastery of skills instead of the accumulation of points and ditching my traditional grade book¬†in favor of an ongoing assessment document. … Continue reading

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