Doodling Matters – and it Makes a Difference!

How To Sketchnote: A Step-By-Step Manual for Teachers and Students by Sylvia Duckworth Reviewed by Erin Whalen The perfect combination of pedagogy and practice, Sylvia’s new book begins with an overview of why doodling is not just okay, it’s beneficial to...

Textbooks Do Not Update for the News

Design Lessons to Include Current Events This morning a teacher in New York texted me excited about finding a website that uses real data to allow people to track the fire spreading each day. This week I was working with a college student using the math program ALEKS....

Add a $: Context Matters

Add Context to Lessons Context is not one of the 4 C’s but it should be. When designing lessons I ask myself “why would the STUDENTS care about this?” What context can they relate to? How does the context answer the question “when will I ever...

Paperless is not a Pedagogy

When we say paperless we do not say kids. We do not say learning. We do not say student engagement. For sure we do not say student engagement. Conversations around going paperless miss the focus of why we even teach in the first place. What is good for learning?...

$25 Gift Certificates

Gift certificates for Go Slow Workshops, regularly priced $49.

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