Kicking off a lesson in a way that engages students is a classroom necessity, in my opinion. This Cult of Pedagogy post offers a very thoughtful look at those all-important Anticipatory Sets and how to get the most out of them. When it comes to a PBL unit, the Anticipatory Set is more of a… Continue reading spark interest with a powerful launch
Back in the fall, as we were studying about citizenship and the importance of getting involved in our community, my students asked if we could do a community service project. Yes, we certainly can! We decided on a few types of organizations that they wanted to support and formed groups but didn’t get much farther.… Continue reading community service project
One of the things I love most about Project Based Learning is that a project allows you to address learning objectives in all curricular areas in a meaningful and engaging way – at the same time, rather than in the standard block schedule we are generally asked to adhere to on a typical day. I… Continue reading what a zoo!