Interdisciplinary · Organizational Change & Development

This is broken. Now what?

Brokenness is everywhere and everything is broken for someone. Many things are broken on purpose, and still more are broken without our even knowing. Seth Godin and Tom fisher provide insight into how systems fail us.

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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