Anatomy of a Design Thinking Lesson

I started off our design thinking exploration this school year with a Grade 2-8 introductory lesson. I did the classic straw tower challenge that’s par for the course in any design thinking workshop. There are other variations out there – spaghetti, marshmallows (not recommended). It’s an easily set-up activity and thoroughly …

Cultivating Creativity from Inspiration

We all take inspiration from somewhere or something whether it is a mere human being, a god we believe in, or a beautiful sunset on a beach. It’s what we do with inspiration that makes us unique in our profession. And in turn, others may get inspired by what we …