Inquiry-Based Science

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February 14, 2020 5 Women in STEM Your Students Should Know

Every student needs a hero. Heroes give us encouragement, they inspire us to grow, and they show us what we’re capable of achieving. This is…

February 12, 2020 Think Weirder

“And then they called me a weirdo,” she said with tears in her eyes, “and they wouldn’t stop. They followed me around and…

January 20, 2020 PBL and Differentiated Instruction

There’s an old saying allegedly attributed to Albert Einstein, “Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish by it’s ability to climb a…

January 15, 2020 Making the Most of Your Time

I am pretty convinced teachers are magicians. Somehow, teachers have this amazing ability to squeeze 80+ hours of work into a 40 hour…

January 13, 2020 Why Professional Development Fails

As a professional development provider, I obviously believe deeply in the virtues of PD. I think it’s nothing short of hypocritical to expect our…

January 3, 2020 Make it Matter! Assessment Strategies in PBL

There’s an old saying among authors, “Great works aren’t written, they’re rewritten”. It’s tempting to look at a completed novel and think the author wrote…

December 27, 2019 The Smartest Person in the Classroom

You’ve probably heard that old proverb that the smartest person in the room isn’t a person at all, but rather the collective wisdom of the…

December 9, 2019 Who Asks More Questions? Anyone? Anyone?

There’s an infamous scene in the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off where a bland, monotoned teacher tries to explain a piece of American history…