Make Formative Assessment More Student Centered

Common Sense Media and Formative Assessment If you are not familiar with Common Sense Media allow me to introduce you to this great resource for helping parents and teachers navigate the digital world. Formative Assessment Tips Many of the most popular formative...

Project or PBL via @edutopia

What is the Difference Between a Project and PBL? On Twitter, Edutopia gave an example of the difference between a project and PBL and provided a video. As I struggle to provide my students with authentic PBL projects I gather resources and information on what PBL is...

Teachers, Take a Break!

Our Bodies and Our Brains Need a Break Last year I wrote Don’t Be the Holiday Grinch: Ditch the Break Packets. For years I made these giant holiday worksheet packets. WHY? No one told me to do that? I thought I had to do that, what from my past made me think this was...

What Do You Want for the Holidays?

Teacher Gift Ideas The holidays are coming up and some parents/students could use some help with gift giving ideas. Please use this Google Form to provide suggestions. I will create a list of the results. Loading… The Results  Make It Stick – Ditch...

Add a $: Context Matters

Add Context to Lessons Context is not one of the 4 C’s but it should be. When designing lessons I ask myself “why would the STUDENTS care about this?” What context can they relate to? How does the context answer the question “when will I ever...

I WANT My Tech Tools to Become OBSOLETE

When, Not If, Your Tech Becomes Obsolete Whatever tool you’re currently using… it will become obsolete. It will change, update, or not exist anymore. You’ve invested all your time into getting your curriculum into ___ and then you have to start over....

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