It connects in many ways with my first course at Global Online Academy.
Having graduated from Andover in 1992, I continue to be inspired by this special school.
I wish I could have taken this course!
Assignments included a playlist on Youtube:
Students also published content to a variety of social media outlets: Wordpress page, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
Plus they had a field trip to MIT.
A student's final argument that echoes Ken Robinson's thoughts on divergent thinking as well as how and why to assimilate technology into the classroom:
This course also reminds me of a video of my history teacher from Andover, Victor Henningsen.
I watch it from time to time, most recently this winter during a snow day, to remind me of my purpose as a teacher.
With school closed again today, it's been a time of reflection. For teachers: http://t.co/dtUxx6H5D0 #empathy #collegiality #conversation
— Kevin James O'Brien (@KOB14) February 6, 2014