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    Course 4 Final Project: Choices, Choices

    Option 1: Project-based Economics course Inspiration came via my week 2 post about project-based learning Economics final project as I've done it in the past. It's also in need of a better name. Elements of project based learning, fro
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    Did we forget the Why behind unit design?

    [caption id="attachment_333" align="alignleft" width="351"] All Rights Reserved by Pixabay[/caption] We fooled ourselves. Created a false narrative.  Told ourselves that if we wrote Essential Questions and Enduring Understandings, planned assessm
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    Traditionally Futuristic

    Looking toward the future leads us to question the way we currently do things. What are the costs and benefits of dividing the school day into fixed time periods? Grouping students by age? Having them spend the majority of the day in classrooms? Pres
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    Project Based Learning is for Teachers too

    The COETAIL site labels project-based learning as “The Past,” but I believe its best days are in the future. Many teachers still only dabble in this method rather than build their teaching around it. In plenty of classrooms we won’t see it a
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    Headlines & Deadlines: the Game!

    For my Course 4 final project (and, eventually, the Course 5 culminating project), I hope to work on redesigning the journalism program at TAS. I am in a unique position for this project because, as the only journalism teacher at TAS, I have almost c
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    It's time to Mine

    [caption id="attachment_383" align="alignright" width="300"] Students sell their cookies at the Farmer's Market.[/caption] ... So this is it. 4 weeks of serious research; 2 weeks of planning; 6 weeks of teaching; And too many hours of reflectin