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Learning The Guitar

... or thinking about innovation in education


Hi. I'm Darren.

My Professional Blog: A Difference


Thinking About Innovation in Education ...

During revolutions, scientists see new and different things when looking with familiar instruments in places they have looked before. (Kuhn, 1969)



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What can I do now that I couldn't do before?

• Links, tags, RSS

• Replicable, Scalable, Sustainable

• Examples: Flat Classroom Project, Room 208 209, Mark Ahlness and the Mighty Writers



My Pedagogical Improvisation ...

My Guitar

First A Demo ...

Pre-Cal 30S (Fall '06) (Grade 11)

Pre-Cal 40S (Winter '07) (Grade 12)

AP Calculus (2006-07) (Grade 12)


My Favourite Riff

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Evolving the practice ...


... thinking about this propelled me into this project ... Developing Expert Voices

... my original thinking about this project is here.




The object of learning is changing ...

On the first day of class this year I saw all my classes for only 30 minutes each. That was the day my daughter Emilia started grade one. I showed them this video ... a remix I made of the original made by Karl Fisch. (This is the first in Karl's trilogy on the changing nature of education; part 2 is called What If and part 3 is called 2020 Vision.)







Have you read Thomas Kuhn?


A Message from Karl Fisch.


If you're thinking seriously about pedagogy ...

Robert Marzano (A Handbook for Classroom Instruction That Works (2005); quick summary of main ideas)

How People Learn (1999)

Coming of Age

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