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Maker Learning is a Mindset, Not a Space

What if students learned maths through the construction of playground equipment? What if they learned history through costume design, and learned science through building models? This requires a mindset shift. It also necessitates high-quality professional development for teachers to feel comfortable and understand the impact of such types of learning.

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What is Design Thinking and Why Is It So Popular

Design Thinking can be used to create and make products, processes, events, organizations, and even food! The process is adaptable to many situations and once you have some practice with it, it can become a culture-changing practice that can be transformative at whole-school levels.

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The Future of Education Shaped By Technology

Driven by technology, we see several opportunities for progress in the future of education in the coming decades. Students and educators worldwide must be provided access to the training, devices, connectivity, and fundamental infrastructure. This

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How Soon Should Students Be Introduced to Technology?

Our everyday lives are closely intertwined and supported by technology and this makes it impossible to create a “tech-free environment” for our children – and to be honest, that is not something we should strive for because appropriate and moderated tech use can bring about positive benefits to your child or student’s development!

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Meeting The Needs of Today’s Learners with Constructionism

If you have been around the ed-tech scene anytime in the past 10 years, you have probably encountered popular products like Lego Robotics, Scratch, App Inventor, or Pi-top, and have even seen the rise of educational makerspaces. All of these popular approaches to education have something in common. They all stem from a common root in an educational pedagogy called constructionism. If you are interested in the roots and history of constructionism, I recommend that you read my three-part series on the topic.

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