Lift by Minh Lê and Dan Santat is my favorite kind of book to read to students. First of all, it is both large and gorgeous, which means kids will look at it even if there is no document camera to show the page. (Don’t get me started on my love/hate relationship with document cameras.) … More Lift

Why Makerspace Isn’t “Just Another Thing”

Makerspace is a current buzzword, it’s true, but making itself is not a fad. Human’s ability to work with their hands and make things has been a defining characteristic. The modern makerspace is actually a return to the sanity of Piaget and John Dewey after several decades of spreadsheet driven insanity. People who sit in offices … More Why Makerspace Isn’t “Just Another Thing”