When students have autonomy over how they show their understanding, the time spent preparing a project is focused, driven, and deeply thoughtful. Intrinsic motivation develops problem-solvers, empathic communicators, and student ownership over skills,
In the innovation economy, those who can find novel solutions to complex problems will bring the most value to their organization. We don’t have to trade academic rigor for student preferences but we must strike a balance between work and play because creative acts require grueling perseverance.
With instant access to creative tools, the production studio, and a broadcast tower all within a device seldom out of reach, blending message with medium requires deeply critical thinking about the transmission of ideas.
Each and every one of us has our own unique talents. Turning the tension of conflicting visions into generative contributions takes a transformative environment, passionate creators, and active listening. A classroom predicated on collaborative cognition lets us learn as a unit, trading individual breadth for collective depth.