Where do Good Ideas Come From?

Jul 5, 2011 by

A group called the RSA in the UK has a fantastic series of lectures, and a series of “animates” – videos illustrating the lectures that are simply fantastic and amazing to watch.  I thought I’d share this one with you today, on “Where good Ideas Come From” by Steven Johnson.  This especially resonates with me as I think about the ISTE technology standards and how we can go about trying to “teach” creativity and critical thinking to kids in school.


Let me know what you think!


A Simple Video to Explain Project Based Learning

Feb 10, 2011 by

A great part of differentiated instruction is project based learning- things that help kids integrate knowledge and think creatively. The folks at Common Craft have a great way of making complex subjects easier to understand, and this video on project based learning is a great example: