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Putman Creative Labs

About a year ago, in the midst of a number of hallway conversations related to Ken Robinson, Andy Warhol’s factory, talent shows and theatre troops, the idea for the Putman Creative Labs was born.  The driving question was, how can we … Continue reading

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The (my) Kid is Alright Pt2 or Pedagogical Perspective from an 8yr old

Less of me, more of them.  A guest podcast by one of my favourite educational commentators, my son.

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If you build it they will come…thoughts on Universal Design

I love the notion of universal design in theory and in practice.  Lately, a number of initiatives at Putman have started to really bloom and I thought it would be worth shining a light on the hopes and the outcomes … Continue reading

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Thoughts on collaboration…

Thoughts on Collaboration or All Roads Lead to the Beatles I just got done watching this awesome doc,  Composing the Beatles Songbook: Lennon and McCartney 1966-1970, on the latter part of the songwriting collaboration between Lennon and McCartney.  It got … Continue reading

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Hooked on a feeling…taking a qualitative leap of faith

So there I am, doing a classroom visit at a neighbouring school on a mission to talk Mathematical problem solving.  There may have been a few too many adults in the room as I am not sure who was doing … Continue reading

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A Blog Named On Art and Science

Lest you think that I have a passion for both brushes and beakers, I thought I should spend a post reflecting on what inspired the name of my humble little blog…please excuse the excessive use of the phrase “I believe”…this … Continue reading

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