coaching the future

coaching the future

I don’t know it all. I know a lot of different things about a lot of different things. I like to share my expertise with others in hopes that it might inspire them. And I really like to talk and collaborate on ideas that are just outside of the norm. But I don’t...
empathy leads to action

empathy leads to action

Each week, my students would come in from their lunch break with complaints about playground shenanigans. Often times, complaints went something like this, “And then the 2nd graders wouldn’t…” or “This 2nd grade boy wasn’t…” I couldn’t take it anymore. After a lunch...
what’s in your wallet?

what’s in your wallet?

If you’ve ever been burdened with the task of trying to make a survey, you’ve probably had a crash course in some aspects of Design Thinking. When crafting questions for a survey, you often have to focus on two key questions: “What do I want to know?” and “Will this...
redesigning my future

redesigning my future

For the last few weeks, I’ve been thinking and blogging about personal learning. I started by examining the topic as it pertains to students. My school has been thinking about personalized learning too. A group of teachers created a list of 10 Effective Learning...