Sharing via a #LiquidNetworkSpill (weekly)

Book Reviews of Maker-Centered Learning Titles by AgencyByDesign Review books from the present, and past, dealing with maker-centered education. Some titles are about makerspaces and projects, while other are about personal stories and frameworks for promoting innovation by students. tags: #LiquidNetworkSpill AgencyByDesign book tinkerin pedagogy constructionism TINE – Stick Video or Audio Messages on Anything…

Read more

Sharing via a #LiquidNetworkSpill (weekly)

Assessment in Making | Edutopia tags: #mvifishares makerspace learning deeperlearning eportfolios assessments edutopia MakerEd #LiquidNetworkSpill ‘Maker’ movement inspires hands-on learning | The Seattle Times A fabulous article full of stories about the impact of maker-centered learning experiences, and the growing number of places that provide them – elementary schools, high school, colleges, public. Perhaps most…

Read more

Sharing My Learning via a #LiquidNetworkSpill (weekly)

Vinyl-Cut Heat Transfer T-Shirt Beautiful project idea. Already written as an instructional plan for students. tags:Maker Resource Instructables heat transfer t-shirt vinyl cutter #LiquidNetworkSpill Kids’ wacky inventions made real – CBBC Newsround Article about local designers and manufacturers taking kids ideas and sketches for inventions, and then making them real! Shows the impact that the…

Read more

Sharing My Learning via a #LiquidNetworkSpill 02/07/2016

Positive Brains Are Smarter Brains | Edutopia It’s all about attitude! tags:#LiquidNetworkSpill Edutopia positive thinking Mindful Facilitation: Don’t Do Something, Just Stand There | Edutopia tags:#LiquidNetworkSpill facilitation Edutopia When Grading Harms Student Learning | Edutopia A right-to-the-point article on how teacher grading practices can interfere with the learning philosophy of a classroom. tags:#LiquidNetworkSpill assessment Edutopia…

Read more

Model the Innovation Spirit You Want to Cultivate

Establishing innovation rituals in schools and classrooms often needs the most concrete of methods to help them take root: modeling. There are many books about innovation that discuss the necessary traits to nurture in young innovators (observing, questioning, experimenting, networking, and associating as shared in The Innovator’s DNA), and the patterns of innovation to design…

Read more

The Lens Shift

I remember the first time I heard the term “lens shift.” It was in my educational leadership program. “Instead of looking at issues from just a classroom perspective, you’ll begin to look at them in the context of the whole school, or even the entire district.  This is part of the lens shift you’ll experience…

Read more