German Education Part One: Project-Based Learning – #BLOG365 Day 261 @TOPTeachGermany #TOPStudyTour #PBL #PBLChat

I have been holding off on posting about German education because I knew it would be a meaty post that required some time to flush out. So, this will be part one of a small series on German education. I can't do justice to the German education system in one blog post! Before I begin … Continue reading German Education Part One: Project-Based Learning – #BLOG365 Day 261 @TOPTeachGermany #TOPStudyTour #PBL #PBLChat

Museum Monday: Point Alpha – Day 253 #BLOG365 #TOPStudyTour @TopTeachGermany

Two Mondays ago I was at Point Alpha on the Inner German border near Geisa. I knew from the moment I got there I had to blog about the interpretative strategies in the museum. The Point Alpha foundation was established to be a place of commemoration and learning in 2008. For years it was the … Continue reading Museum Monday: Point Alpha – Day 253 #BLOG365 #TOPStudyTour @TopTeachGermany

Museum Monday: Exhibiting Project Based Learning: A Collaboration Between Local Museums, University Education Students and Elementary Students – #BLOG365 Day 211 #sschat #artsed

Once again, I have to thank National Boards for reminding me of the amazing projects I was a part of over the last 10 years in education. As I was searching for samples to include in Component 1 I found a presentation I presented with a university partner. For many years our school was partnered … Continue reading Museum Monday: Exhibiting Project Based Learning: A Collaboration Between Local Museums, University Education Students and Elementary Students – #BLOG365 Day 211 #sschat #artsed

Using Video to Improve Instruction: Part 2 – #BLOG365 Day 207 @NBPTS #nbctstrong

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post entitled Using Video to Improve Instruction. At the time I had come across an old video of when I was doing an object-based lesson with students in my sixth grade world history class. Today a friend shot another video of me doing a lesson, using reciprocal … Continue reading Using Video to Improve Instruction: Part 2 – #BLOG365 Day 207 @NBPTS #nbctstrong

Educators Are Kind of Like Cafeteria Line Patrons- #BLOG365 Day 186 #IMMOOC

  In the south we love cafeteria food. When I was a child my grandmother took me to Morrison's or S&S at least once a week. We pushed our trays along the line, picking and choosing from an assortment of options. In the south we like unlimited options, but reserve our right to be picky. We often … Continue reading Educators Are Kind of Like Cafeteria Line Patrons- #BLOG365 Day 186 #IMMOOC