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Innovative Educator Spotlight: Kathleen Henne

Innovative Educator Spotlight: Kathleen Henne

Earlier this year, Future Design School joined the wonderful educators at Roselle Middle School for our immersive “Hack Your Curriculum” professional development program. Hack Your Curriculum empowers educators to harness human-centred design methods to build creative, challenge-focused learning and authentic personalized inquiry in their classrooms. The professional development series provides tools and methods for creative problem solving as teachers approach their existing curriculum from a learner-centered perspective, and build interdisciplinary connections for inquiry-based learning.    We thank Sixth Grade Language Arts Teacher, Kathleen Henne, for taking the time to document her experience with us! Kathleen captured the great curriculum plan...

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This Is The Moment To Reimagine Education

This Is The Moment To Reimagine Education

This moment of forced re-invention is an incredible opportunity for a full re-imagination of our education system.

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Remote Learning Through Kids' Eyes

Remote Learning Through Kids' Eyes

Remote Learning Through Kids' Eyes Written by Sandra Nagy, Director of Learning at Future Design School Sandra Nagy is a sought after thought leader in education and a trusted advisor to school leaders around the world. With deep real world learning in Change Management Consulting to a Master’s in Education from Harvard; from Non-Profit work at The Learning Partnership to a decade at Pearson Education as a Senior Strategist, her unwavering commitment to education transformation is always at the forefront. With over 20 years of experience, Sandra has designed, developed and delivered hundreds of learning opportunities to thousands of employees...

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Rethinking Assessment for Remote Learning

Rethinking Assessment for Remote Learning

Assessment is the linchpin to driving essential skill and competency development. Traditionally, assessment has often been used as an indicator of what students know, understand and can do, after the learning has been completed. More recently, educators have implemented formative assessments, allowing students to receive ongoing feedback about their learning during the learning process.

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CIS Ontario Future Prize 2020: Middle Schoolers Tackling Climate Change

CIS Ontario Future Prize 2020: Middle Schoolers Tackling Climate Change

As the first month in the most pivotal decade in the fight against climate change comes to an end, a group of bright and creative minds gathered to exchange ideas and propose solutions on how to combat climate change — no, we’re not talking about Davos, we’re talking about CIS Ontario Future Prize 2020.

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