This year, my school district implemented Project-Based Learning (PBL) as everyone’s professional development project for the year. If you’re not familiar with Project Based Learning, it’s a teaching approach that’s very student-driven rather than teacher-driven, and students explore a real world problem/challenge/question of their choosing while exploring possible solutions through various methods– research, collaboration, etc… An excerpt from Edutopia explains… Read More
Movin’ Mondays: Putting Out Fires!
October 6-12 is Fire Safety Week, so I thought I’d share a fire-themed activity we did in speech where the kids were up and moving. I cut out a bunch of flames and taped them around the room– on doors, windows, cabinets, etc… I used this activity for my artic kids.. I had them say 2 of their speech words… Read More