At the beginning of course 5, I thought this would be the easiest part of the course. Talking to people? Learning? Piece of cake!
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In Course 4 I was captivated by the possibilities of a project-based curriculum and it’s been exciting to put my ambition to work. Rather than do a summative project at the end of the course, I introduced the final project to my Economics students
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
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
I began teaching in a Philadelphia charter school with little access to technology. Integration was not a high priority goal, so as a new teacher I focused on improving my content knowledge and pedagogical knowledge. There certainly was plenty to lea
I’ve never liked my résumé (I mean the document; the actual skills and experience are not so bad). There’s something about a traditional black-and-white list of job titles that fails to excite me. Ever since I attended a data visualization work
Parents Night, Back-to-School Night, etc. At my previous school it was called Curriculum Night, when parents come to sit in their children’s desks and meet the teachers. In 2010 I was excited to have a projector in my classroom for the first time,