This fall, I move into a brand-spanking new classroom. As part of this move, I’ve been heavily involved in the planning, organizing and logistics of moving my school’s Math & Science program into… Continue reading
The good folks at TX/RX Labs invited me back for another weekend of teaching woodworking. This year, I’ve asked to build some Christmas gifts. We are building the Simple Tea Box – and… Continue reading
My school is undergoing a little bit of construction…and by a little bit, I mean a cool of five mil of construction. We just needed a little documentation of the facts. I’m going… Continue reading
Two projects really took off this summer – chalkboard slates and boomerangs. The boomerangs, of course, took off a little bit more. Back in the fall I built a bike barn. It’s more… Continue reading
Make: Projects has great instructions on how to build your own diddley bow. Make it safe & keep the rubber side down.
The textbook is now digital but students still encounter it as they always have: wisdom to be received, perhaps highlighted, annotated, and memorized, but not created, constructed, or made sense of. Teachers still… Continue reading