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4 Tips to Help Teachers Finish the School Year Strong

4 Tips to Help Teachers Finish the School Year Strong

As we wind down the school year, educators may be looking for some new ideas to boost student engagement, spark some curiosity for learning, or perhaps just take some new risks with new methods and tools in their classrooms. I think this time of […]

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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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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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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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Empowerment is the “E” in STEM

Empowerment is the “E” in STEM

The acronym “STEM” has been a problem for educators for many reasons. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math led to exclusion of core content like history and literacy, and teachers in many schools placed the responsibility for developing these […]

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