Education & School · Interdisciplinary

Studio H: Design, Build and Transform

Shop class + art class + service learning = Studio H.  It’s a design studio for high school students in Berkeley, CA (formerly in North Carolina) that bares resemblance to the hacker/maker revolution.  They aim to “Design for Education for Tomorrow”.  Their curriculum model is intriguingly unique – unmistakably made by architects and designers, ambitious in… Continue reading Studio H: Design, Build and Transform

Education & School · Interdisciplinary

Roxanna Elden and the Training Gap: On the Myth of the Super Teacher

In this presentation, titled “The Myth of the Super Teacher”, educator Roxanna Elden addresses the core of a major problem in the field of education: the training gap.  She reminds us that, “half of all teacher leave by their fifth year, and half of all inner-city teachers leave by their third year.”  The high turnover trends… Continue reading Roxanna Elden and the Training Gap: On the Myth of the Super Teacher