Escaping from Education SILO’s

Education tradition states that “schools shall organize teachers by content areas, restricting conversations with other educational professional. These SILO’s (a Separate Independent Learning Organization) will remain autonomous and ignore the instructional practices and pedagogy of other content areas.” There are many Googleable articles and blogs and tweets and Facebook posts about the power of cross-curricular

Using an Escape Game to Experience the Value of Partner Work

One of my students said that I was like a therapist because I was helping her express her frustration with group work. She bore many deep scars from projects that required her to spend more time trying to engage her teammates in the assignment rather than doing their part to complete the assignment. I get […]