Dare to Venture into the Unknown

  Future Mindsets We have a big job to do. Prepare students for the future that will bring a wave of change very quickly. Preparing them through a designer’s mindset will empower them to solve problems and make a difference. The classrooms of tomorrow aren’t bound by teachers but rather facilitated by lifelong learners who … Continued

“Jasper’s First Visit To The Hospital” by Art Kids 4 Kids


“Please consider donating to print more copies of this book for children at CHEO–tinyurl.com/CHEOStorybook“ How might we engage students in real world opportunities that empower them to use their talents, skills and attributes to nurture connections and build community? A collaborative social innovation project developed by teachers, doctors and students:   Ashbury College students launch … Continued

The Power of Intention: Cohort21


    A Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is a measurable value that demonstrates how effectively a company is at achieving key business objectives. Organizations use KPIs to evaluate their success at reaching targets. Teaching Class like Cohort21 While teaching Design Technology my co-teacher, Adam Drenth, and I had students state an intention/goal during the beginning of class to work … Continued

My First Google Summit


Inspirational! My first Google Summit was exciting, enlightening, eventful and inspiring. The two day adventure at Crescent School in Toronto began with a keynote presentation from Jeffery Heil on Technology, High Expectations and the Art of Relationships. Heil spoke so passionately about his students and the connections that he creates to channel positivity and affect change through advocacy. He showed … Continued