Student Voice and Choice

I had the opportunity to record a short Google Hangout with other National Faculty members from Buck Institute for Education on the Gold Standard for “Student Voice and Choice.” John Larmer wrote a nice post summarizing it here. Check out the entire GHO...
#michED Chat 12/2/15 – PBL

#michED Chat 12/2/15 – PBL

What is PBL? And does the P stand for “project” or “problem”? What makes today’s project based learning different than the project based learning of yesteryear? The need for students to think laterally and work within groups to solve...

Break Protocols with a Purpose!

Teachers love to establish protocols at the beginning of the year and in general it is a good practice. We need structure in schools but I feel like there is often an overemphasis on rules that is based on administrators trying to control teachers or teachers trying...