Bring play to your classroom!
Looking at the boy in this photo, would you say he is engaged? Does he seem inquisitive? Do you think he is trying to solve a problem? If his attempt to build this bridge support fails, do you think he will give up or try again? If you asked the boy if he is learning or playing, what do you think his answer would be? If you asked a teacher, what would their answer be? Personally, I see a boy who is actively engaged in a learning experience as he inquisitively problem solves h
Is it about the Journey or Destination?
This graphic is a quick comparative look at rubrics vs leaderboards. Each have their own advantages in the classroom and in PBL grading. At the end of the day, what matters to you; the journey or destination? #Grading #Rubrics #Leaderboards #Gamification #PBL
Prince EA may not be an educator in the sense of holding a teaching or administrative job at a school, but nonetheless he spends his time educating others on important topics through musically poetic videos that tend to go viral! In this video, Prince EA calls out the U.S. school system on its short comings in teaching students in the 21st century and challenges the listeners to re-imagine education! See more videos by Prince EA and give him a follow! #ReImagine
Re-Imagine Education, it's a need!
For too long, the educational system has maintained stagnant in its ways. Standardized testing this, rubrics that, sit here, test there, take notes, and complete that worksheet! While I strongly believe that we must reevaluate how we introduce educational concepts to young minds, I, too, am guilty of utilizing “traditional” teaching strategies in the classroom. You see, I am a math teacher and believe that practice does make perfect! I assign homework and classwork that requi