Sunday Report. Status: Giddy

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“I look into Christina Wodtke’s classroom as she’s teaching the Designer as Founder course and she’s just always excited in there,” Simsarian says. “She’s giddy and the students are giddy. It’s hard to get giddy online together. Learning about business and feeling giddy about it? What could be more valuable in the world we live in.”

From The (Sometimes) Giddy Experience of Learning Design

First week of Semester! I’m completely nuts right now, but also researching hard.

Okay, now it’s second week of semester, so I was truly nuts. Here you go!


I’m definitely showing this to my daughter when she is forced to watch hamlet. Reduced Shakespeare Company’s Hamlet

Metaphor Maps Using Art to Create A Safe Place for Dangerous Truths

Check out Hourly Comic Day

How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk

“Product is for people who don’t have presentations”

You NEED this book 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style

A five-week comics unit for teens

Storytelling for Change 

Writing Interactive Fiction in Six Steps


The Cobweb
Never Trust a Corporation to Do a Library’s Job

How to Get Rid of Stress in 60 Seconds

The Secret History Of Thoughts

can’t meditate? here’s why you should try art!


A Short History of the Modern Food System“– video of Michael Pollan’s intro lecture at Edible Education Monday night.

Spacewar, by Stewart Brand

Could anything interesting happen if you draw 20 lines a day? More than you might think

More Comcast Customer name calling antics like “Dummy” and “Whore”

At Stanford, a complicated case of alleged sexual assault Terrificly well written as well as important.

From 0 to $1B – Slack’s Founder Shares Their Epic Launch Strategy

Extremely cool teacher responds to his students’ doodles