SCOUTing Torin’s Outdoor Classrooms with Hart – WIRed #49

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Before we party like it’s episode 50 (coming NEXT WEEK), this week’s 49th weekly episode of WIRed discusses fundraising for an outdoor classroom in Denver AND the Scanadu SCOUT health analysis device, the underrated “Torin’s Passage”, and remembering Owen Hart & “RAW is OWEN”. Also, cockroaches may have evolved from Jawas… Continue reading “SCOUTing Torin’s Outdoor Classrooms with Hart – WIRed #49”

A Kickstarter to Turn Denver Parking Lot into Outdoor Classroom

Remember the first classroom you walked into? Several of my first classrooms had no desks, just tables and books and a large, wide sitting area.  Later, it was just your typical run-of-the-mill square or rectangular room with desks aligned in a grid pattern with the teacher’s desk in front and off to the side. I never had a class take place outside until high school — even though it was a one-time thing — but Architecture for Humanity in Denver is seeking to raise funds via Kickstarter to turn a museum parking lot into an outdoor classroom for at-risk and disadvantaged children.   Continue reading “A Kickstarter to Turn Denver Parking Lot into Outdoor Classroom”