Category Archives : Building a Culture of Thinking


Chalk Talk on Global Competency (Timelapse)

This timelapse video was created as our learning group engaged in a chalk talk about Global Competency.   This timelapse video was created as our group engaged in a chalk talk about the headlines we had created and placed in relationship to the throughlines of the insititute.


Take 3: Visible Thinking in the Multimedia Classroom

  Tuesday, August 4th was the third time I have led my interactive course Visible Thinking in the Multimedia Classroom. I was very excited to be invited back to WISSIT to offer this course as through my own educational journey and experience I see a fruitful synergy in the intersectionality. My syllabus for last year’s […]

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H Days Four and Five Remixing Thinking Routines

In Photography and Film we’ve been working on finishing our first projects. Photography students did a documentary photography project documenting their day in 50 Photographs. Film students did a short film the was the autobiography of an inanimate object. Photography students created contact sheets and engaged in peer editing of their photographs. During peer editing the […]


H Day the Third, Thinking Routines evolve, documentation deepens

Three cycles into school takes us in the sixth week and the start of October. Class are humming and progress reports are around the corner. My advance planning continues but as we finish up the basics skills lessons and move into the first major projects of the year I found that thinking routines were not […]

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H Day the Second, Documentation and Thinking Dispositions

This cycle we all begun to feel the rhythm and the engagement of “school.” After last cycle’s post I began to reflect more on my process as the teacher and the guide in my courses this year. Last year I felt overwhelmed by the documentation I was doing in the course blog. After each class […]


H Day the First

At WIS we use an 8-day rotational schedule for classes, organized A-H days. I see my students in their electives five of eight days per cycle. So here at the end of the first cycle- our H Day- I have seen each of my classes for 5+ hours of instruction and homework. Yes, there has […]

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After WISSIT and into the school year

Leading the interactive course Visible Thinking in the Multimedia Classroom at WISSIT this summer was a wonderfully challenging professional development experience. I came to this institute after teaching multimedia classes for one year at Washington International School (WIS) and with over 15 years experience as an educational technologist and Director of Academic Technology in Independent […]


Thursday Welcome to Visible Thinking in the Multimedia Classroom

Welcome to the interactive course Making Thinking Visible in the Multimedia Classroom.   Course Description: How do we document student learning and visible thinking in the multimedia classroom? In this hands-on workshop Digigriot Kerri Redding will engage participants in multimedia activity that utilizes Project Zero thinking routines to build a culture of thinking and reflection in the multimedia classroom. In addition to creating a multimedia […]