Project-Based Learning

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January 17, 2020 And the Oscar Goes To…

I’m a bit of a film buff, so I was eager to learn the nominees for the 2020 Academy Awards when they were announced earlier…

January 10, 2020 Civic Engagement in the Classroom

It would be inaccurate to say we live in an increasingly polarized culture. It’s more like we exist in a Thunderdome of controversy which occasionally…

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 20, 2019 An iPhone in a Snowbank

The evening before leaving for vacation, my daughter unknowingly dropped her iPhone into the freshly falling snow near a friend’s driveway. For those of you…

December 16, 2019 The Proof is in The Fire

We hear a lot about the need for educators to be passionate. Teachers must bring passion to their lessons, be passionate about their students, inspire…

December 4, 2019 On Selling

Hello. My name is Ben, and I’m selling something. Now, I don’t feel particularly comfortable about that. By nature I’m a…

November 20, 2019 Why Kids Are Like Bacteria

If you’re a teacher, you know that kids are an awful lot like bacteria. I mean, of course, that if you give them the correct…

November 13, 2019 Five Reasons Why Teachers Should Give Twitter a Try

In today’s social media-driven world, it can be a huge time suck to sort out the good from the bad. With so many…