Fresh Ideas for A New School Year

Fresh Ideas for A New School Year

Getting back into the routine of a daily schedule can be tough at the start of every new new school year. After a summer break, making a shift in routines, the added responsibilities, and time commitments in our days can be tough at first. Educators […]

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The Power of Art in PBL

The Power of Art in PBL

Project-based learning is a powerful pedagogy when implemented with fidelity- the possibilities for learning are truly endless when teaching is contextualized in the real world. As we know, the real world does not exist in hallways or class periods, […]

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The Marriage of SEL and PBL

The Marriage of SEL and PBL

Social-Emotional Learning and Project-Based Learning are two of the hottest trends in education right now. Their popularity is due to the pendulum swinging back from the previous obsession with standardization and assessment dictated by NCLB and […]

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PBL in the New School Year

PBL in the New School Year

The start of each new school year is a great time to try out some new methods and digital tools that can help to amplify learning while also focusing on the development of essential skills for students. A method that works well for any grade level […]

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2 Key Ingredients for Making Transfer Matter for Kids

2 Key Ingredients for Making Transfer Matter for Kids

COVID was a vivid reminder to all of us that we simply can’t keep the real world out of the classroom.  Nor should we try.  The more we design units of study in a way that enables students to see the walls of the classroom as permeable the better […]

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What is

What is "Deeper Learning"?

Okay, so what is deeper learning? And are we not helping our students learn deeply in our schools already? 

As more and more of my educational conversations involve the discussion of deeper learning for students, I must admit these questions were at […]

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Back to School: Focusing on SEL and Our Wellbeing

Back to School: Focusing on SEL and Our Wellbeing

It has been a challenging couple of years for all of us. We’ve all had to adjust in our personal lives as well as professional lives. The routines we had for working, connecting with family and friends, and the many other things we kept ourselves […]

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