Making Maker Teachers

It’s not that teaching kids is easy. It’s not. Obviously. But teaching adults is a whole different kind of tricky. Beyond that, it’s different running sessions at conferences in front of people who, in theory, choose to come into your Continue Reading

Trapping Our Learning…Humanely

“You will design, build, test, revise, and complete a mostly-working prototype of a trap that will humanely catch a tree kangaroo. Ready…go.” I love giving directions that are clear, to the point, and deceptively simple. My fifth grade class had Continue Reading

Making a MakerSpace

“Rise up, it’s time to take a shot.” –My Shot from HAMILTON That’s all Michael Stephens and I had to go on when we gathered in his 4th grade  classroom to hatch a plan to build a MakerSpace. It was Continue Reading

Ahmed Makes the Loudest Clock

Fourteen years and four days after the attacks of September 11th, a child was arrested and handcuffed in an American high school for bringing a homemade clock to show his teachers. This blog is about edtech, and this is an edtech issue. Continue Reading