Mousetrap Vehicle Project – Teacher Reflection

This is a cross-post that originated on the blog of my Fusion (STEM) Cohort at St George’s School.  References to location of student blogs and further details are available at https://sgsfusi...

Fusion – A new beginning

This year is the beginning of a new programme at my school and I’m at the heart of it.  It is a STEM programme aimed at our grade 10 level and has enrolled 21 boys (reminder: we are an all-boys...

Design Sprints

Today, I’m thinking about design sprints.  I was introduced to the concept of design problems that are tackled in very short amounts of time.  High level of intensity, but a relatively simple ...

The Achievement Habit – Bernard Roth – Review

The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life by Bernard Roth My rating: 3 of 5 stars Perception of a book has a lot to do with what made you read it in the first pla...

Design Thinking – A New Tool

I’ve been shopping for a new tool, lately.  I’ve spent time doing the research.  I’ve read (and continue to read) books, I’ve talked to people and I’ve played with idea...

Design Thinking by Nigel Cross – Final Thoughts

This was not as long a book as it might be seem if you judge by the time between my first and last post, but there is a lot to mull over and I preferred to take my time reading and thinking.  As was ...

Design Thinking; or just Thinking

I’m reading Nigel Cross’s Design Thinking right now.  It’s been on my to-read list for a few months and I was able to get a couple of other books that needed to get finished, finish...