Rigorous Whimsy: Understanding Through Creativity

Mar 5, 2018


Amy Burvall

Burvall Industries

Dan Ryder

Mt Blue High School/Maine RSU 9

Transform flights of creative fancy via hashtags and doodles, mashups and portmanteaux, Oreo cookies and LEGO bricks into pathways for students to demonstrate content knowledge, critical thinking, and the problem solving that will serve them best no matter what their futures may bring. Structured to maximize takeaways and first hand experience, learn how explanation, rationale, and intentionality elevate our classrooms into places where students shift from passive riders to active adventurers.

Format: Workshop
Event Type: Session
Level: Basic Understanding
Online: Slides