Doodle desks 3

I’m hoping to move to a new room next year – a shop room we converted into an art studio that might become our home base for civics. I’ve enjoyed really unique and distinct “core classroom” spaces the past two years – a giant tech room with its mini-wind tunnels and robotics stations removed and ...

Games-based assessment hacks 2

This week a student designed a project to learn the conventions of video game reviews. He decided to review the multi-player co-op mode of Portal 2, a new physics-based puzzler mixing teleportation, mad science, and a strangely endearing passive-aggressive, maniacal artificial intelligence. We negotiated the project in that I asked him not to play the ...