After 6 years, 3 teachers and about 1,700 students have been through the Take Action Project, the revised and improved version is finally here! Check it out in it’s entirety at a great, new start-up, with an intro right here.
Giant whiteboards invite everyone in a table group to participate in brainstorming, mind mapping and project planning.
A mixed-up version of the wonderful Next Generation Science Standards may cripple our students in California unless we take action now. Here’s why and what to do. Please add your voice demanding coherent, practical standards for our sanity in the classroom!
An ad campaign for energy opportunities has to be effective in the real marketplace for students to be successful innovators. This simulation helped my students to understand basic economics and political realities of 21st Century America. All made possible with the help of my economist husband. I love the intersection between subject areas, where the most interesting ideas are, and where there are rich possibilities for math, English and social studies links too.
5 minute teacher chalk-and-talk screen casts for kids to review key concepts makes a real difference for all students who miss a bit of instruction. Here’s the why and how to get started…
A better way to correct tests with more engagement and time for coaching – thanks to a fresh perspective from my student teacher.