3 Steps to Launching PBL at Your School

3 Steps to Launching PBL at Your School

Starting anything new can be a daunting task, particularly for a school site administrator. But when starting a new instructional focus that requires training, buy-in, follow-through, and follow-up, well now that can be even more challenging.  This […]

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6 Reasons to be Optimistic About Learning in 2022

6 Reasons to be Optimistic About Learning in 2022

As we enter 2022 humanity is exhausted. Few of us can remember being so downtrodden in ourlifetimes. Physical (climate) and social (low trust and mutual dislike) negativity are at extreme levels.Mental stress has rarely been so high for so many. […]

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Creating a Student-Centered Culture

Creating a Student-Centered Culture

Creating a culture that is student-centered, equity-focused, and future-driven does not happen without systemic and strategic work. A district needs to engage in cycles of improvement…building the foundation is hard and will vary depending on the […]

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PBL Puts the FUN in FUNdamentals!

PBL Puts the FUN in FUNdamentals!

As you are winding down your school year, it is a great time to think about ways to end the year with exciting and engaging learning for all your students. Deep learning has become a buzzphrase in many school districts and is really not a new type […]

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Assessing Deeper Learning

Assessing Deeper Learning

The profound disruptions to traditional schooling over the past two years leave educators with unique opportunities to redefine school. Though it may be tempting to try to teach faster to "catch up" on missed content, we contend that the best course […]

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Meet the HQPBL Rubric!

Meet the HQPBL Rubric!

“Education is not an affair of ‘telling’ and being told, but an active and constructive process.” 

— John Dewey

I would like to share a tool that will help educators implement High-Quality Project Based Learning, or HQPBL. It is a 6-part framework […]

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Becoming Financially Literate

Becoming Financially Literate

In many schools across the country, we are starting to see an increased focus on the importance of financial literacy. April is Financial Literacy Month, a time to focus on helping students to develop essential skills that will be an important part […]

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6 STEM Learning Resources for Spring

6 STEM Learning Resources for Spring

Spring presents a great time to explore new ideas or try some new tools, especially as we look to boost student engagement with the content and keep up the momentum. As we start to wind down this school year, we have plenty of time to explore new […]

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