Design Learning: The Rising S-Curve in the Classroom

The most successful classroom experience [e.g., consistently engaged students; enriched content; meeting student needs; increasing teacher effectiveness throughout the school year] demands that the teacher abandons a lock-step approach: by “lock-step,” I mean a class whose curricular speed is constant and advances exactly according to a pre-fixed 36 week calendar. Unfortunately, there continues to be… Continue reading Design Learning: The Rising S-Curve in the Classroom

The School of Imagination and Relevance

OK, it’s time to imagine. I mean pure imagining. Whenever I conduct an imagining exercise for my team, I ask them to forget about time, forget about money, and just to forget about even human or scientific limits… just imagine. Throw all obstacles and caveats out the door. So the exercise I will enact here… Continue reading The School of Imagination and Relevance