I’ve been working with a few classes these last ten days or so, showing them some “un-written” research projects. My point to them is to try and turn their research into some really cool projects that are not only fun, but downright inspirational or creative. Many examples shared were techy (Voicethread, videos, Glogster, etc.) But I [...]
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photo © 2009 Ryan Stanton | more info (via: Wylio) “Turn around and face the front of the room.” How many times has that been heard in a typical classroom? Tonight I shared a link in my Facebook network from my reader. Lisa Neilson of The Innovative Educator blogged about Interactive White Boards (IWB) and [...]
Posted in Learning on Dec 4th, 2007
What do the pictures on this post tell us about these students’ engagement? Can you tell who is “into” the lesson, and who is not? Sometimes engagement is painfully obvious, and other times it isn’t. Can anyone tell I had a LOT of staff development in recent years on this?? As a staff we were [...]
“The business of schools is to design, create, and invent high-quality, intellectually demanding schoolwork that students find engaging.” – Phillip C. Schlechty The key to school success is to be found in identifying or creating engaging schoolwork for students. – Phillip C. Schlechty The Working on the Work (WOW) framework is an outline for improving [...]