Tuesday, February 9, 2016

The Pineapple Room Grand Opening

This week is the Grand Opening of the Fairfield High Pineapple Room!!! A place  for teachers to share, learn, practice, and play.  The pineapple is a symbol of those intangible assets we appreciate in a home: warmth, welcome, friendship and hospitality. This new room on our campus is the brainchild of a group of staff that want to open up the channels of communication on campus and provide a fun and engaging "spot" for staff to go. 

There is a lot of movement in the world of education on "hacking education." A hack many are attempting is the "un-conference" approach to professional development. Hence, the advent of the Pineapple Chart. Here are some links to info on the Pineapple Chart  School Hackers  and Cult of Pedagogy. The general premise is that we can learn so much from observing and sharing with others, But many get stymied by time or fear of the unknown. The Pineapple Chart is the welcome sign that encourages others to enter and learn and provides a general frame for what could be observed.  Now, fast forward to FHS!! Our Pineapple Room is taking the chart to a whole new level!! 

All are welcome to the Grand Opening Event this Wednesday during collaboration. Let's keep rethinking education. Let's SHARE, LEARN, PRACTICE, and PLAY!!! The possibilities are LIMITLESS!!

Our ONE goal: To graduate every Fairfield High Student and to ensure that they leave FHS college and career ready!!! 
Inspire, Engage, Excite, Lead, Foster, Create, Empower!!

Many more great things are in store for Fairfield High!

Continue to be innovative, creative, and a model of excellence!


1 comment:

  1. This pineapple room’s grand opening looks so interesting. I am sure everyone had a great time over there. Usually I attend such events at local venue NYC. Thanks for the details and will definitely visit one day to this place.