Otak Archive

“I never let schooling get in the way of my education.”

Mark Twain


A scene from The Monkey King: one of Otak’s many productions

Pirates, Coyote, Fairy Queen, Monkey King, Magic Flute


Project Based Learning in China

A view of the playground at Beijing Jingshan School – 北京景山学校

Project Based Learning in China


Otak worked 25 years at Ohlone School.


Classroom Projects

Classroom projects, including Solar Homes, The Buddy Alphabet, and Point Reyes

Embedded Math

Embedded Math with Ohlone Elementary