Tag Archives: Design Thinking

ACTFL Reflection

by Amy Liermann  I recently had the opportunity to attend the Annual ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.  This convention brings together over 7,000 language educators from various backgrounds, languages, and levels.  One … Continue reading

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Realizing our Vision: Educating to our Mission

Westtown School graduated its first cohort of students who successfully completed our Deep Dive Certificate Program.  Starting six years ago I clerked two different committees over four years and worked with a number of other wonderfully creative and committed teachers … Continue reading

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Action-Based Education: solving a real problem

Teacher Chris Benbow, Upper School Principal, wrote this piece in his November 12, 2015 edition of Just The Facts: “In what was perhaps a Westtown first, an Advanced Computer Science class announcement brought the house down in Joint Collection on … Continue reading

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8th grade takes iExplore

Alicia Zeoli shared with me the following about her new class for our 8th grade students. “iExplore is a hands on curiosity-based class, for 8th graders, focusing on designing, brainstorming, and modern day “hacking”. (No, it’s not the hacking you … Continue reading

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