Lessons don't just happen. They require planning, mindfulness, and a commitment to shift away from educational approaches of the past.
When leadership finds you, make it about improving your own teaching skills as well as helping others connect with new ideas, tools, and materials.
Invite students in on the decision-making process when selecting the goal for a class project-based learning unit.
Read this interview with a graduating student to examine the complex dynamic of collaboration and supporting someone else through the creative and intellectual processes.
At the heart of making is the idea that all students are creators, and hands-on learning plays a key role in maker education.