Victor Boulanger


About Victor Boulanger

Victor’s professional vision is to offer simple and elegant technology solutions for all users.


Lead, Collaborate, Share 1
To support our Google Reference School application, we created a video highlighting the 3 pillars of our implementation of technology at Kaohsiung American School: Lead, Share and Collaborate. Our tip of the hat this week goes to the team who helped us realized this project and agreed to be interviewed. In order […]

Lead, Collaborate, Share


7 Video Assignments for Students 1
Here are 8 types of of video assignments for students in elementary, middle and high school. Videos have a strong influence on how we perceive the world. Leading students to produce their own videos for your class will allow them to demonstrate critical thinking around key-concepts in your lesson while deepening their understanding of media literacy.

8 Inspiring Video Projects for Students




Design Thinking in the Classroom 3
Design thinking in the classroom has the potential to unleash creativity, innovation and empathy while engaging your students to discover unique solutions to problems. Having recently presented at Learning2 on the topic, I want to share here design thinking’s key concepts, methodology and take-aways. Discover Creative Solutions There are different ways to solve problems. Engineers […]

Introduction to Design Thinking in the Classroom


Flag for the Republic of Karelia
To get a lesson on how to to create human-centered designs, look no further than G10 Claire. She gets the tip of the hat this week for leveraging social media in order to establish global connections. Her assignment was to create a flag for a chosen place or territory. Claire picked The Republic of Karelia, a little known former USSR state. This task was realized in the context of her MYP Design class. With her work, she exemplifies the concept of empathy at the core of design thinking. In order to determine how best to design her flag, she wanted the input of people from the Republic of Karelia to better capture the feelings of the population. To reach out to them, she used Reddit.

Student Demonstrates Empathy in Design




Carl Kasell on NPR
I spend a lot of my busy time (dishes, laundry, cleaning...) listening to podcasts, many of which are produced by the excellent National Public Radio. The wealth and breadth of the coverage means that programs are often relevant to the classroom, but finding specific content can be a difficult task. Listenwise (previously known as Listen Current) is an excellent educational website which lets you access many public radio programs and tie them to your curriculum.

Find Public Radio Programs By Topic


What Kids Wish Their Teachers Knew - Grade 3 students fill in the blank in "I Wish My Teacher Knew _____" and the results provide an unexpectedly deep inside into their emotional and social lives • If You Use This Font You Are... Do you use outdated fonts for branding? What message are you sending when you use a font? Use this chart to see how some of the most common fonts are being viewed by today's designers.

What Kids Wish Their Teachers Knew