Three Little-known Secrets to Great Teaching

Learning about Shakespeare with Rafe Esquith

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”  ~ Henry Brooks Adams Have you ever had one of those teachers whose inspiration never left you? Someone who lit a fire in you that never died. A teacher whose influence and ideas are carried with you to this day? I feel lucky to say that I've had one of these teachers. Rafe Esquith taught … [Read more...]

Teaching at the d.school

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In my life outside of TinkerLab, I work with museum teachers to learn and practice skills for engaging museum visitors (both children and adults) in meaningful discussions about works of art. One of the strategies I most enjoy using and teaching is called Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). And today I had the great pleasure of facilitating a VTS session at Stanford's d.school … [Read more...]