Posts filed under ‘The Sports Project’

Debrief of the Sports Project

What did they learn about science, experiments and skills for life, plus skills for their sport? How hard was it? How fun was it? Was it worth it? Check out what they had to say today…

Continue Reading January 10, 2011 at 3:20 PM Leave a comment

Plunging back into the new year!

Sports projects presentations are almost done – did they have fun? Did they apply physics of motion? Was it worth it?

Continue Reading January 6, 2011 at 8:50 PM Leave a comment

When the going gets tough…

Mid-project grumbling and struggles. Some struggle is necessary to achieve almost any worthwhile outcome in any walk of life, including The Sports Project.

Continue Reading December 4, 2010 at 9:37 PM Leave a comment

Keeping the project plates spinning

So many things to remember in an average school day, keeping the project plates spinning at home is a challenge, as is the grading when they come in in a big whump on your desk!

Continue Reading December 1, 2010 at 12:04 PM Leave a comment

Check-ins with projects…

Whatever the project -Sports project, Grow Food project, Take Action or any project taking more than two weeks, you have to check they are actually getting on with it with a reasonable, practical idea. It’s tough but saves tears and tearing your hair out on the due date.

Continue Reading November 13, 2010 at 9:03 PM 1 comment

The Sports Project sputters to a start…

Choosing what to do and how.

Continue Reading October 25, 2010 at 6:12 PM Leave a comment

Starting the Sports Project!

Applying principles of physics and scientific method to improve in a sport of their choice…

Continue Reading October 22, 2010 at 8:11 PM Leave a comment

Get set for Project Based Learning!

From simple to sophisticated projects – task lists, flow charts and timelines rule as they learn to plan for their class projects, starting with Growing Food.

Continue Reading September 17, 2010 at 4:17 PM Leave a comment

Do-It-Yourself first! Projects, labs, assignments..

Such a duh, but so hard to do. Here’s why it’s so worth it as a key step to implement new activities and projects.

Continue Reading September 12, 2010 at 5:07 PM 1 comment

Surprise Switch!

Arrgh! last minute change of assignment but new project opportunities are on the way.

Continue Reading August 25, 2010 at 9:10 PM 3 comments


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