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The Educator with a Growth Mindset: A Staff Workshop

I had the great privilege of facilitating a staff workshop on growth mindsets for the teachers and staff at Carlos Rosario International School.

Staff were given access to the slide deck in order interact with the slides and resources during the workshop. 693 more words

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The Educator as a Design Thinker

Information abundance, emerging technologies, broad ranging social connections via social media, and the ability to create, produce,and  share original works of writing, art, inventions with authentic audiences have created a new age of learning, one that is qualitatively different than the 20th century.   1,127 more words

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Shouldn't Education and Learning Be the Same Thing?

Schooling and institutionalized education have become removed from true, instinctual, and human/humane learning.  Humans have been learning since the beginning of time with major discoveries and innovations historically and currently emerging in spite of school.  1,355 more words

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The Difference Between Learning and Being Taught

This distinction lies at the heart of school reform. In fact, it is a distinction important not only for the future of education but for the future of the society in general since it has to do with humans’ capacity to be creative and to make progress. 546 more words

The Educator as a Maker Educator eBook

I self-published an eBook: The Educator as a Maker Educator.  It is available through Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/Educator-as-Maker-ebook/dp/B00LYLQT0Y/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1405867667&sr=1-2

Introduction

The Maker Movement and the accompanying Maker Education are inching their ways in both formal (school) and informal (after school – camp) settings. 612 more words

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Teaching and Facilitating Entrepreneurship in the School Setting

I grew up in a family where my grandfathers and father were entrepreneurs – they started and ran their own businesses.  My paternal grandfather, as a young man, bought a small vacuum cleaner sales store and later, changed it to selling entertainment electronics.  1,352 more words

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