Rubrics – Killing Creativity?
If you are at all like me, you have sat through a student presentation that left much to be desired. When sitting down to apply a grade to the student’s work, they score surprising well on the rubric. The student managed to stumble through a presentation, barely grasping the concepts, and then scored surprising well […]
The Gold Standard of Project-based Learning
Project-based Learning is awesome for students, but only if we truly understand what it is. Here is the Buck Institute for Education’s “Gold Standard” of Project-based Learning and how it can be used in the classroom.
What Project-based Learning is and Is Not
Project-based Learning is a big part of my educational background. I remember my government and law classes in high school being heavily influenced by the Project-based Learning methodology, as my instructor allowed all students to have a say and control their own path. It was fascinating and likely one of the reasons that I am […]
The Nuts and Bolts of Project-Based Learning
Recently, I have had the opportunity to share information at my school about what and how project-based learning is used in the classroom. I put together this infographic helping to explain some of the the “nuts and bolts” of Project-based Learning.