We joined in on Discovery Education’s #CelebrateWithDE event this afternoon, in honor of Read Across America Day. The event included a read aloud with Peter H. and Paul A. Reynolds of the awesome FableVision Studios. Peter read and explained the book Going Places during the event. Unfortunately, his twin brother Paul wasn’t able to make… Continue reading read across america day 2016
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!
As we began to dig into our study of data collection and graphing, I realized quickly that my students didn’t have a lot of experience setting up their own graphs on graph paper. This became the perfect opportunity to engage the children in taking a closer look their work and creating some guidelines together for… Continue reading student generated rubrics = better student work
Weather conditions over the past couple of months have created unsafe road conditions that have, in turn, closed our schools down for almost two full weeks. This creates problems for students but also for their parents, who often can’t go to work because they have to stay home with their children. We are looking at… Continue reading IMAGINE with Discovery Education
Today I attended the Scaling STEM conference in Durham, primarily to present with one of my colleagues about our school in the Innovative Schools & Districts sessions. What I wasn’t expecting was that it would be an inspiring and exciting look at the future of education. The day was kicked off with an NSCU student… Continue reading Scaling STEM: Strategies That Engage Minds