The Fast Track to PBL Success

The Fast Track to PBL Success

There I was, Friday morning, thirty minutes before my first exhibition of student learning. Materials were spread haphazardly across the room with several students fighting over the lone glue gun to piece together the remaining parts of their model civilizations. I...
How to Motivate the ‘Unmotivated’ Student

How to Motivate the ‘Unmotivated’ Student

One of the most common questions I get from schools I work with is, ‘How do I motivate the unmotivated student?” And while my knee- jerk reaction would be to insist there is no such thing as an ‘unmotivated student;’ I’ve been an educator...
How to Transform Your Students into Problem- Solvers

How to Transform Your Students into Problem- Solvers

Last week I told you about the incredible students pictured above. Together they knit over twenty scarves for elderly members of their community without ever having knit before. How were they able to do it?  Was it their resourcefulness? Perseverance? Prior...