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My ten favorite TED/TEDx talks

Holy schlamolies.  It happened. I have previously submitted proposals to speak at TEDx events in Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, and Kalamazoo.  Every time, I have been told there was a large volume of great ideas, and my proposal happened not to be selected. Fourth time was the charm.  My presentation proposal has been accepted for the… Continue reading My ten favorite TED/TEDx talks

ECET2 · Five Rules of Design Thinking · Workshops

Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching (ECET2)

Several months ago, I got an e-mail out-of-the-blue asking me if I would be willing to present at an education conference here in Ohio.  I wondered if this was someone who had been to a session I led at a previous conference, or maybe someone who knew someone who had.  I was wrong on all… Continue reading Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching (ECET2)

Five Rules of Design Thinking · UDL

Learn Like The Rocket Boys of NIH

Terence Boylan and Bruce Cook did something awesome.  The year was 1957, and the two neighbor boys were interested in model rockets.  Terence and Bruce knew what they wanted to do, but they didn’t have the financial resources to make it happen. And what could have ended right then and there in disappointment turned into something… Continue reading Learn Like The Rocket Boys of NIH

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“Five Rules of Design Thinking” – Early Childhood Version

On Friday, March 21, 2014, I will be conducting my “Five Rules of Design Thinking to Reach All Students” workshop at Hopewell Center [5350 West New Market Road, Hillsboro, OH].  This one will have a little different twist to it… all of the activities are being geared towards those who work with students Pre-K through… Continue reading “Five Rules of Design Thinking” – Early Childhood Version