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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!

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Jul 19, 2022

Today, I am discussing an element of project-based learning that is often overlooked - how to craft a compelling driving question.⁠

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 process. ⁠

Research shows that student centered dialogue increases:⁠

- the students' sense of belonging⁠