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Design Process Is Just Good For Kids … and the World!

I often hear design process and design thinking mentioned in connection with STEM and STEAM programs; and yes, clearly, if you’re going to solve a design problem, it’s good to have a design process. But the type of methodical thinking involved in design process is just good for everyday life! So build it into everything […]

Students Can Change the World While Mastering Standards

I recently heard a comment that children make up 30% of the world and 100% of our future. I love that! How can we position students to change the world while ensuring we are giving them the foundational skills detailed in the standards? The key is in the “flipped triangle:” While it may seem like […]

What Do Equity and Efficacy Have in Common in the Classroom?

The equity conversation needs to occur at all levels of education: from Federal to state to district to school to classroom. For the purpose of this blogpost, I’d like to look into the classroom. How do we ensure that all students have access to the opportunities and resources they need to succeed at high levels? […]

Superintendent of Schools Shares IDE and the LATI Classroom in Bold Agenda for N...

Dr. Robert Pritchard, the Superintendent of Schools in South Orangetown, NY shared the role of IDE Corp. during the coming school year in a September 25th article in the Rockland County Times. “In the Learner Active Technology Infused Classroom (LATIC), students engage in real-world problems that provide an opportunity to build skills and concepts by […]