He said, “This bowl was made from Australian Ash that was blown down in Hurricane Ike. Most of us would call it trash wood, but I cut a few pieces, waited a few… Continue reading
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
Eight students, six boxes built and finished. It was a long day in the shop – nearly seven hours with only a few breaks for liquids. I can think of a number of… Continue reading
Why I do this is a continuing series of education..er…ahhh…editorials. If you don’t like ’em, check out my projects! I do a lot of woodworking here, but I do more teaching in real-life. Teaching,… Continue reading
This is why my school approaches the whole child, stressing social connections for students with neurological differences as well as academics. You can’t have one without the other as an adult. Having approached… Continue reading
I think we need a new measurement for tracking the success of our maker ventures, a new yardstick. I propose “Return on Adventure” via MAKE | Maximizing Your ROA (Return on Adventure). There’s… Continue reading
My job description will change a little this year: I’m a full-blooded, fully functioning math/sci teacher. Less woodshop, more classroom projects. And speaking of classroom projects: You can recognize a school that… Continue reading
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