Jul 27, 2021
Today, I am discussing an element of project-based learning that
is often overlooked - how to craft a compelling driving
I break down the differences between essential and driving questions, I give examples of each, and a checklist or the standard of what is needed. When you are creating a driving...
Jul 20, 2021
In Podcast Episode 39 of the podcast, I am talking with Matthew Pimental. Matthew has 15 years experience in education. He is the Supervisor of gifted education, professional development and project-based learning at the Cheltenham School District. In this episode we are discussing progressive education,...
Jul 13, 2021
It’s important to allow students practice skills repeatedly throughout the school year and from grade to grade; Having the same rubric for each project, unit, classroom and grade, creates an understanding to the student that this is how projects will be assessed without having to re-instruct how they will be graded...
Jul 6, 2021
This is Episode #1 of my Curriculum Development Mini-Series. I
am discussing the research and rationale behind why we create
units, what the research says, and how we create a step-by-step
Research shows that student centered dialogue increases:
- the students' sense of belonging