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Project-Based Learning

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July 24, 2019 Reflections from Science on the Grand

I’ll be honest, I had no idea what to expect when I helped staff the Science on the Grand conference this year. Unlike most members…

July 10, 2019 Secrets, Clues, and the Art of Teaching

Everyone loves a good secret. The allure of hidden knowledge has a way of sharpening our minds and drawing us into a world of mystery.…

July 3, 2019 A Run in the Rain

I’m a runner. There’s nothing I love more than a brisk jog in the early morning with a cool wind at my back. Unfortunately, Mother…

June 26, 2019 PBL and the Magic of Staying Outside the Lines

A friend recently confided in me that she has a new passion—adult coloring books. At first, I looked at her and thought, “Really—how old ARE…

May 29, 2019 What Exactly is Fair Testing?

I once heard an amusing story about a college student who wanted to test and see if children did better at card games when exposed…

May 22, 2019 Slowing Down to Learn More…the PBL Way

Does the crazy pace of today’s 24/7 life ever get to you? At home and at work, we go, go, go. We over-schedule and run…

May 1, 2019 PBL: Getting Started & the Amazing Things You Can Expect

I’m all about tradition—those cherished practices, beliefs, and rituals passed down from one generation to another. Maybe for you that would be dinner together at…

April 24, 2019 More Wonder, Less Fear! Boost Student Curiosity and Risk-Taking in Your Classroom!

If you’ve ever watched The Magic School Bus, you’re probably familiar with Miss Frizzle’s favorite mantra, “Take Chances.” “Make Mistakes.” “Get Messy!” These words represent…