Tag: school vs learning

This blog post by a student was something that really resonated with me and challenged my thinking. I did an accompanying podcast to talk about some of the ideas here, but you can also check out the full post below.  Karen’s (the student) post is a must-read for educators.  Check out the podcast on iTunes … [Read more…]

Read More “I hate doing school things, but I love learning.”

My good friend Katie Martin, author of “Learner-Centered Innovation,” and I were having a conversation about the importance of focusing on going beyond “test scores” in education and focusing on providing powerful learning opportunities for students.  Standardized tests are a reality of most education systems, and I am not sure they are going away any … [Read more…]

Read More Learning to Learn Beyond the Test

I had the honour to be able to keynote the “Arts Integration Conference“, an online conference focusing on the importance of arts in education (hint…it’s very important).  I was asked to prepare an online keynote discussing “The Innovator’s Mindset“, and wanted to share it below. I focus on the importance of “innovating inside of the … [Read more…]

Read More Developing “The Innovator’s Mindset” (Video)