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May 22, 2020 Is Anybody with Me?

I know it’s a bit gauche to talk about the weather, but this past week has been absolutely beautiful. The sun has been shining, there’s…

May 20, 2020 PBL is Not Dead

Maria was flying high. She’d finished professional development workshops that inspired her to dive into project-based learning. She’d carefully planned and taught a…

November 29, 2018 Why Should I Learn This?

“Why should we care about this?” It’s the question every teacher dreads to hear. You spend hours planning, constructing, and organizing a lesson only to…

July 30, 2018 Low-cost, super-engaging STEM learning….Yesssss!

Peek into a busy STEM classroom and you may see kids sucking eggs out of bottles, creating fireworks in a jar, or creating spaghetti towers.…

April 13, 2017 The Case for Inquiry

Consider this for a moment. In your classroom, who asks more questions, you or your students? Honestly. We may want an inquiry-based classroom where students…

January 5, 2017 Let the Games Begin

The single biggest indication of learning is engagement. The more you can increase engagement, the more you can increase learning. So we must…

November 3, 2016 Be Less Helpful

It goes against everything in our teacher DNA, but sometimes the best thing you can do for your students is to be less helpful.…

October 27, 2016 Run Your Classroom Like a Business

My career has allowed me to have one foot in the business world and another foot in the education world, which can at times…