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Ore to Store Mini-Project

What is the story of our favorite stuff? Student detectives follow the path to metals and ore all over the world.

Continue Reading April 21, 2017 at 2:16 PM Leave a comment

Coolest Freshman PBL Ever – Touchless Gardening

What does a successful graduate of PBL education look like? Meet the Daz sisters and a crazy new way of growing plants.

Continue Reading June 15, 2016 at 3:06 PM Leave a comment

The nuts and bolts of connecting the science to solar oven design

How to help students understand how to construct and use cross sectional diagrams and ray diagrams to understand the science of solar ovens. Then apply it to their own.

Continue Reading September 22, 2015 at 2:03 PM Leave a comment

HIV/AIDS – setting the scene

Mystery storytelling set-up for teaching HIV/AIDS plus links and a ppt presentation.

Continue Reading April 15, 2015 at 4:31 PM Leave a comment

Learning and the Brain – What do YOU think?

Instead of an exhaustive summary of a million learnings from this conference, guess answers to common assumptions about learning, then prepare to be surprised by findings from cognitive scientists in the next blog post.

Continue Reading February 16, 2015 at 2:23 PM Leave a comment

Back to the past in future…

Old fashioned notebooks and whiteboards make for a more flexible and friendly classroom, here’s what we are trying in the 7th grade…

Continue Reading February 7, 2015 at 6:50 PM Leave a comment

Engaging students in rigorous research

Those words have often not gone together – engagement, rigor and research. But finally, they are for most students most of the past week or so, with the new and improved Take Action Project. I’m excited to share the activities and pictures with you.

Continue Reading May 18, 2014 at 12:07 PM Leave a comment

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