PBL- Let the Class Solve World Problems
Can kids solve real life problems that affect our world? Sure! Why not? Many of you know the 7 sterile steps to PBL. How about adding a little more to the 7 steps? Here are a few ideas about how to...
Delaying the Grade: How to Get Students to Read Feedback | Cult of Pedagogy
You spend hours marking and commenting on student work, and then they don't even read your feedback. The solution is all in how you time it.
To Boost Higher-Order Thinking, Try Curation | Cult of Pedagogy
A digital curation project is a fast way to engage critical thinking in any content area. Here's how it works.
Creative Photography Tricks With Shutter Speed | WebTipsforYou
Here's an interesting model based on the 4D's of design. Ideate Unified Design Thinking Model. If you're a user experience professional, listen to The UX Blog Podcast on iTunes.
What does it mean to be an inquiry teacher?
Kath Murdoch shares some thoughts on the the qualities of and strategies used by teachers in inquiry-based classrooms.
New Study Shows the Impact of PBL on Student Achievement
Researchers in Michigan show that project-based learning in high-poverty communities can produce statistically significant gains in social studies and informational reading.
The Five Biggest Fears that Kept Me from Empowering Students
I recently wrote about my journey toward empowering students through ownership. It began with a “throw away” week during state-wide testing when I felt the freedom to do something different. From…
How to Create a Project Based Learning Lesson | Cult of Pedagogy
There's still a wide range of understanding of what high quality PBL is and how to plan for it. Here's a step-by-step guide.
Work | Innovation Unit | New solutions for thriving societies
Innovation Unit work with partners and clients to deliver the real, measurable changes they want to see in the world. Here's a snapshot of our projects, the ventures we're leading and the big challenges we're tackling.