Barbara shares why may not realize we are all still thinking in the box and refers to Seth Godin’s blog about questioning the decision before the decision.
Barbara shares the power of We Think and how sharing ideas is how all of us will succeed.
Barbara shares a video on an anti-creativity checklist and then explains why a creative classroom engages students in the learning process.
This post talks about change and how long it takes to change school culture. Barbara is working on a change process that she will share while learning what works. It is more than creating projects or integrating technology to change teaching and learning.
Project-based learning is an approach to learning focusing on developing a product or creation. The project may or may not be student-centered, problem-based, or inquiry-based. We need to prepare our children now for their future.
Chris Lehman is principal of the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA. The Science Leadership Academy is a partnership high school between the School District of Philadelphia and The Franklin Institute. SLA is an inquiry-driven, project-based high school focused on 21st century learning that opened its doors on September 7, 2006. SLA provides a rigorous, …
Teaching online is different from teaching face-to-face. Barbara shares examples of websites where students of all ages can learn by doing and how teachers do not have to reinvent the wheel.
Kansas city schools moves to ability grouping instead of by age and grade levels. Barbara writes about the value of having students move at their own pace.
Showcase ePortfolios encourage learners to reflect on how they think about thinking instead of being told what to think and learn.
The Constructivist Consortium encouraged active participation who played and learned by doing.