Jul 26, 2022
We’re getting into unit arcs in #5 of my Curriculum Development Mini-Series. Unit arcs are considered the backbone of units that are student-centered and grounded in justice. In order to make it work, you need 3 to 5 purposeful protocols. What kind of protocols you ask? Click play to find out more!
Jul 19, 2022
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 12, 2022
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 5, 2022
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