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Issue 11, Spring 2014
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Education, Expanded,
   Cameron Ishee
Students as Experts in Professional Development,
   Ben Krueger
A Humbling Lesson in Listening,
   Ashley DeGrano
Teaching, Learning, and Relationships,
   Student Panel
A Reel-y Authentic Project,
   Daisy Sharrock & Elizabeth Perry
Growth Through Reflection,
   Georgia Hall
Making Critique Work,
   Briony Chown
Permission to Wonder: Using Art to Deepen Learning,
   Philip Yenawine
What Does it Mean to Think Like a Teacher?,
   Cindy Meyer Sabik

1: Building a Better Athlete
2: Airwaves of Identity
3: #Hashtag Film Project
4: Understanding Habits of Heart and Mind through Our Community
5: Jambox Project
6: LEGO Carnival
7: What’s the Story – an Art Project
8: Raptors for Rodents
9: Re-inventing Romeo and Juliet
10: In Sickness and In Health
11: Water We Doing?
12: Creating Ripples with Underwater Robots
13: A Picture is Worth 1000 Words

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Issue 11: Contributors

Briony Chown is a fourth grade teacher at Explorer Elementary. She is a student in the HTH Graduate School of Education and is interested in exploring critique, multiple drafts and exhibition with elementary school students. Before joining Explorer, Briony taught for five years in London, England.

Ashley DeGrano is originally from the Bay Area, and currently in her second year of teaching 8th grade Humanities at High Tech Middle North County. She is currently attending High Tech High’s Graduate School of Education where she is working on obtaining her masters in Teacher Leadership. When she isn’t teaching, you can find her collecting shoes, sketching monsters, or being a local foodie.

Georgia Hall is a Teacher Leadership student in the HTH Graduate School of Education program. She teaches third-grade at High Tech Elementary in Chula Vista. Georgia was a founding faculty member of HTe. She is constantly inspired, pushed, and proud of the work that comes from the collaborative culture that surrounds her daily endeavors as an educator.

Cameron Ishee is a senior at High Tech High International with a strong passion for conservation education. She intends to take a gap semester to further explore the field before going on to attend UC Berkeley next spring.

Ben Krueger is a 6th grade math, science, and music teacher at High Tech Middle in Point Loma, CA. When not teaching middle schoolers he can be found playing in local bands, thinking about the wonders of science, or riding his bike around the city.

Elizabeth Perry is a Spanish and Humanities teacher at High Tech High. Over the last four years, she has designed and carried out various interdisciplinary projects with her 10th grade students. This includes the Food Truck Project and the creation of Reel Delicious.

Cindy Meyer Sabik is Dean of Faculty at Worcester Academy in Worcester Massachusetts. She is particularly interested in democratic practice, deeper learning for teachers and students, urban education, and old-school Freirean liberatory pedagogy.

Daisy Sharrock has developed a number of interdisciplinary projects at High Tech High, including Sangak{you} an art and math puzzle project, Chemistry and Conflict, a book about contentious molecules, and developing Inquiry Based Exhibits with the Rueben H. Fleet Science Center. The Food Truck Project is her most ambitious yet.

Philip Yenawine was director of education at the Museum of Modern Art from 1983 to 1993. He is the cofounder of Visual Understanding in Education (VUE,) co-creator of VTS with Abigail House, and author of Visual Thinking Strategies: Using Art to Deepen Learning Across School Disciplines (Harvard Education Press, 2013)