Bring IT Together has come and gone. I presented a half-day workshop on Wednesday and the closing keynote on Friday. What a fantastic experience! There were over 120 people at the workshop and for a
It is only a few weeks until Bring IT Together, Ontario’s education technology conference. I am thrilled to be presenting an introductory workshop on Integrative Thinking on November 4th and even more thrilled to be
Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at Canada’s first Civic Design Camp held at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. The purpose of the day was to bring designers, public servants
What would happen if an entire community became better at thinking, collaboration and complex problem-solving?
Well, it has come and gone – my first full day workshop. For a first run at this I would say it was a success.
A few weeks ago I had to pleasure of chatting with Jenn Chan host of This is Iterative, a podcast series exploring everything about design thinking and education. We chatted about the differences between Integrative
Students are reaching the end of the first Integrative Thinking challenge. Today I circulated and asked a few groups to reflect on what they found valuable in
If I was to pick one word to describe how learning unfolds in my classroom, I would say ‘deliberate’. There is a deliberate process, built from the exploration of pedagogy, inquiry, knowledge building, design thinking,
I was first introduced to Design Thinking several years ago by Jennifer Chan of Exhibit Change. I’ve participated in several events run by Jenn. These include:
I know it’s only March, but already I am thinking about the end of the school. Our school year ends sooner than most. It’s grade 6 and EQAO looms. In a few weeks our focus