Educators as Designers

How might we? Three words, and a question mark. At one level it is a simple question—leaving open what it is that we might do. But at another level its openness...

OofSI: The year that was

Every December the Office of Scholarship & Innovation (OofSI) team looks back at the year that was, to document and reflect on all that we have done, as wel...

Sketching MSUrbanSTEM

I have been playing with my iPad a bit, experimenting with sketching and drawing apps for a few months now. I have realized that it is important to give yoursel...

Miami / Globe Video Update

I had posted earlier about the work our design initiatives team is involved with at Miami Junior-Senior High School. Essentially the entire faculty and leadersh...

Collaborative Haiku

A silent white board Scribble a first line, and wait Emergent haiku. Last Friday, goofing off between meetings, I scribbled one line, five syllables long, on on...

John McCain, RIP

• • • • • • • • • John Sidney McCain III August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018 The above image is a visual / typographic representation of one his favorite quotes f...

Arizona in black & white

Over the past two years in Arizona I have had the opportunity to indulge in my love for photography. Recently I felt the need to play with Adobe Sparks – ...

Expert eyes on creativity

Since 2012, the Deep-Play Research Group has been publishing a series of articles under the broad rubric of Rethinking Technology & Creativity in the 21st C...

Fractals, ambigrams and more

Photo & and design © Punya Mishra. The photo of bubbles was taken with cell phone camera (equipped with a macro lens).  Fractals are mathematical/geometrica...