The Year of Creative Confidence

In the fabric of humanity, creativity is wild and untamed, quiet and subtle, quirky and mysterious. More than ideas and brainstorming,...

Future of Learning is…

Some people may say that applying certain algorithms provide specific data we can analyze to predict the future. Some may reflect and...

“I’m Not Creative”

More often than not, in the educational world, I hear teachers equate creativity with making art or drawing. And it is typically followed...

Paradox Mindset

A paradox mindset. We all need one. In today’s upside down world with constant avalanches of challenges, pivots, and constraints, a...

Through The Lens

A lens, both metaphorical and physical, is a powerful storytelling tool. New phone, new camera, new lens. New experience, new...

Perspectives

Original thinking is fundamental to creativity. And different perspectives is where originality comes from. The more opportunities we...

Illuminating Lists

The first step to problem solving or generating anything creative is having as many ideas as possible to choose from. Fluency is the...

Navigating The Grief Journey

Grief can be an unexpected interruption to life and is a powerful emotion that can be challenging to navigate. It often accompanies loss...

2020 Project in Development

That moment when your creativity takes form, you catch your vision and it becomes a reality? Something’s brewing. Stay tuned. Opens...

Puppet Visual Narratives

Line Draw with Animation Keynote Kermit. Big Bird. Lamp Chop. King Friday. Famous puppets indelibly embedded in childhood memories. What...

Creativity in the Garden

This past summer, my colleague and I attended the Apple Distinguished Educator Global Institute. ADE’s from all over the world...

What Do You Think About…?

“The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” — Brandon Sanderson, fantasy and...

iPad + #AppleClips = StoryLove

I believe in the power of story. It’s magical. And everywhere. So when Apple released its Clips app, I couldn’t wait to try it. As a...

Culture Cornucopia

Designed as inquiry, investigation, then creation, this learning experience gives learners an opportunity to discover and understand how...

Stop Motion Summaries

Take writing summaries to a whole new level! Consider having your kids produce stop motion summaries, giving them the opportunity to...

What Bugs Me? A Design Thinking Lesson

Design thinking is a buzz word right now in education. It is a creative skill set/mindset that every child should learn and practice. Not...