How to Make Your [Workplace] Incredibly Awesome – Lifehack
Okay, so most of these are impractical (build your own skatepark anyone?) but #4 has me thinking. What would a hackathon for teachers look like?
Hackathons are… “intensive, 24-hour (usually) marathons, engineers, designers and even non-tech employees meet to brainstorm and build “crazy” new ideas. Many will be left to gather dust once the hackathon is done, while a precious few will be further developed into prominent new features or even new and important products in their own right.”
Imagine a sprint to create innovative classroom arrangements, curriculum structures, pedagogical approaches, ways of engaging with parents, reporting structures…