I thought I would take a moment to recount what's new. The weather in the bay area has been absurd -- 76 F in February? What!? But, the sunshine is welcome. Here is what's been happening lately.
First, I am going to learn to teach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. This is great for me on a personal level, but also compliments my interest in cognitive development and learning. I hope I can turn this content into something I can use when I volunteer with your engineers and kids on the Digital Divide like I adapted my Design Thinking and UX/UI courses.
I've been working with Howard Rheingold and team on the Peeragogy Handbook. I've also been helping to design a Stanford course on new technology literacies.
I'm very excited about getting back into the classroom teaching Design Thinking the Google CAPE program for 2012.
I've been invited to teach a lab on innovation at St. Mary's University MBA program in Texas. They are well known for producing non-profit leaders.
I had fun making this cooking video showing how to make gluten free soccas.
I've been doing Code Year and following a MOOC to keep myself busy with learning new things.
I published an article on a course I designed at Google for Supplier Managers.
I figured out a way to measure the potential in an organization for informal learning using existing data and zero coding.
Finally, East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy was awarded a $15,000 Google Home Sweet Home grant!