Category Archives: Unplugged Learning

AISNE Conference on Design Thinking

I did a reprise of my CAIS Conference on Design Thinking this past Tuesday, but this time for AISNE, and at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, MA.  Initial feedback suggests it was a rousing success. One of the things that … Continue reading

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Technology…multisenory learning?

I had an interesting conversation recently with our school psychologist, Dave, who works at our sister school a few towns over.  They adopt technology a bit quicker than we do, with a 1-1 laptop program for the upper school and … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-based stress reduction: What is “Club Med,” and why does it matter?

by Gretchen White If you are curious about how to use mindfulness to improve  social, emotional, and physical well- being for yourself and for your students and colleagues, feel free to join us at the CAIS conference on January 31st  … Continue reading

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Forms, Fields and Flows

http://blip.tv/play/v0ix%2BSEC.htmlhttp://a.blip.tv/api.swf#v0ix+SEC We’ve seen my friend Dave Gray before, but I don’t think it’s possible to overemphasize in the 21st century the importance of teaching kids (and adults) to be visual communicators.    Giving them a language — even one as … Continue reading

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Is Google Making Us Stoopid?

Click Here  I swear I am not a Luddite! I think Technology is key to the 21st Century classroom. I just want to be sure to marry Tech with traditional learning, not replace it. What do other think? How could we … Continue reading

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