The first big idea is learning by doing.
The second big idea is technology as building material
The third big idea is hard fun
The fourth big idea is learning to learn
The fifth big idea is taking time
The sixth big idea is the biggest of all: you can’t get it right without getting it wrong
The seventh big idea is do unto ourselves what we do unto our students
The eighth big idea is we are entering a digital world where knowing about digital technology is as important as reading and writing. So learning about computers is essential for our students’ futures BUT the most important purpose is using them NOW to learn about everything else.