PBL Case Study #2: The Food Truck Project

PBL Case Study #2: The Food Truck Project

Story of PBL Transformation: Community Food Truck When I met with the 5th grade team at Park Maitland, a small school in Orlando, Florida, they were hoping project-based learning could better develop their students as community problem solvers. And while they...
How to Configure Next Year’s Schedule

How to Configure Next Year’s Schedule

After a few conversations with school leaders across East Asia, I learned that the #1 thing keeping them up at night is configuring next year’s master schedule. It makes sense. How do you configure a master schedule¬†with teachers stuck across the world, new laws...
How to move from a fixed to a maker mindset

How to move from a fixed to a maker mindset

Do you remember what your classroom looked like when you were a kid? I remember my 8th grade Social Studies classroom well. There were fifteen tables, all aligned in neat rows, that faced the front. I sat next to my best friend at a table in the back. Our teacher, an...
Using the Community as Your Classroom

Using the Community as Your Classroom

With many students now only attending 1/2 days at school because of CoVid-19, learning will no longer be confined to the classroom. Learning will require a community effort.  Imagine your students connecting and partnering with the community to tackle complex...