Promoting Collisions

A recent post by Max Drummy on the NPDL Connects blog made me think about how well our schools and classrooms are set up for (and foster) diversity of thinking. In the post, there is a video¬†(Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson)¬†that talks about how the coffee houses and salons of the past … Continue reading Promoting Collisions


Learning or Achievement

What is our purpose? Our why? Most people want to say learning. Student learning that carries on beyond the classroom. But the further you get from the student desk, the harder it is to say that, and mean it. Get far enough away from the student desk and it sometimes becomes less about learning and … Continue reading Learning or Achievement