Big Idea: Data

Big Idea: Data

RESOURCES Return to Resources With the ever increasing capacity of technology and the development of an increasingly connected online world the amount of data collected is staggering. The promise and peril of big data are reported and debated on a daily basis in the...
Big Idea: Empathy

Big Idea: Empathy

RESOURCES Return to Resources There is a general sense that we need more empathy in schools, workplaces, communities, and politics. Empathy is a good Big Idea because there is a lack of common understanding and agreement about how far it should extend. It is easy to...
Big Idea: Failure

Big Idea: Failure

RESOURCES Return to Resources Failure is a hot topic. From Ted Talks to books about pedagogy and design there is an effort to redefine perceptions of failure and move it from something to be avoided to a necessary element of continuous improvement. By definition...
Big Idea: Health

Big Idea: Health

RESOURCES Return to Resources Health is a Big Idea that impacts everyone. It cuts across science, history, policy, habits, age, gender, culture and geography. As a source for a challenge, health can be contextualized and made meaningful in almost every situation and...
Big Idea: Iteration

Big Idea: Iteration

RESOURCES Return to Resources Originating as a term in mathematics and computer science the concept of iteration has moved into design and learning. Iteration is at the heart of Challenge Based Learning (CBL). From identifying and refining big ideas and challenges to...