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Garreth Heidt

Designerly Minded High School Humanities and Liberal Studies Teacher Speech and Debate Coach. Constantly learning, trying to be more a maker and less a consumer of culture. I believe in the infinite value of a liberal education and the power of design thinking to help make the world a better place.
Garreth Heidt has written 2 posts for Cooperative Catalyst

The Limits of Community and the Future of Going Gradeless

To what extent is grading an unexamined process that is part of a system that’s less about learning and more about sorting, stigmatizing, and sickening our children in pursuit of a perfection that is neither attainable nor healthy? Source: The Limits of Community and the Future of Going Gradeless Advertisements

Albert Einstein, Lewis Hyde, and The Gifts of Teaching

  “Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as hard duty. Never regard study as duty but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of … Continue reading