Tagged with creative environment

Edison, Google, and Creative Classrooms

Edison, Google, and Creative Classrooms

Recently, I went with a friend to Greenfield Village, one of Michigan’s historical treasures. Originally opened in 1933, the Village consists of more than 80 historic structures on a site laid out like a New England community, complete with a village green, farmhouses, workshops, shops, a railroad depot, and a bandstand. The Village also includes … Continue reading

Essential Questions #2: Changing the Rules

Essential Questions #2: Changing the Rules

Last week I wrote about McTighe and Wiggins’ Essential Questions: Opening the Doors to Student Understanding as a resource for developing creativity as well as learning for understanding. Today I’d like to consider the ways the same processes contribute to developing a creativity-friendly classroom. Questions can transform the class world! Recently, Wiggins posted an excerpt … Continue reading