What if the language in your classroom changed?

This post is completely inspired by this video from Kid President:

Yes, language makes an impact on the culture of a classroom. What would you like to hear people saying more often in class?

 

This post is Day 34 of My Questioning Quest.

A Culture of Prototyping

I have been thinking a lot lately about the diagram below which covers the elements of a Design Thinking Mindset. This is the first post in a series I hope to publish over the next fortnight covering how I see these developing at Hobsonville Point Secondary School.

Elements of a Design Thinking Mindset from dSchool K12 Wiki

Elements of a Design Thinking Mindset from dSchool K12 Wiki

A Culture of Prototyping can be quite scary for teachers (and particularly school leaders) to start developing. This is because it requires all members of the staff to have no fear of failure. Continue reading