In the days leading up to graduation, eighth grade students at Woodland School in Portola Valley, CA will present their findings and solutions on issues of global significance. The evening… read more →
The end of the school year is a grandiose time—a time for big celebrations, graduations, matriculations. We put a lot of time and effort into the pomp and circumstance of a school year’s end. And we should. And as we do, we may also consider those little changes that help us have an eye on what’s next, so that we can balance the pace with the present with goals for the future.
A Flintridge Preparatory School history teacher once said, “At Prep, it’s cool to be smart.” By smart he meant that everyone on campus, adults and students alike, is engaged and willing to participate… read more →
Springtime in schools is exciting. And exhausting. As we prepare for end-of-year celebrations, performances, and rituals for closure, we must summon the same level of stamina we had when the… read more →
21st Century education has its share of buzz words: “innovation” being chief among them. From my first years of teaching (in the midst of Y2K and its anti-climactic aftermath), everyone… read more →
This summer, the CATDC will collaborate with Windward School to co-host the 2nd annual Design and Maker Class Colloquium in Los Angeles on August 8-9th. This event is based on… read more →