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Make It _______________!

STEM teachers have it easy when it comes to project-based learning. By definition, Engineering uses Science and Math to create Technologies to solve real-world problems. It would appear that all the answers are there in the acronym. 1,122 more words

"Liberty Kids" - Fabulous 40 Episode Series for teaching about US History.

We love Geography!

We are only onto Page 6 of our workbook and have already learnt so much.  I laugh because even though I am a school teacher, learning about American Geography and History is new to me so I’m enjoying this as much as my son. 429 more words


Why PBL, and Not Inquiry?

Why PBL, and not Inquiry?
As the week of learning our new curriculum came to an end. I kept asking myself, why are we focused on Project Based Learning (PBL), when Next Generation of Science Standards (NGSS) seemed to encourage scientific discourse and literacy. 630 more words

The Launch: a make or break moment in PBL

Great beginnings can either sound off with the roar of a mighty cannon or be set in motion with the softest whisper.
Either way, greatness grabs your mind, body, and soul, and it won’t be denied.  
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Summer Reading Comes Alive

Project learning linked to summer reading is a terrific way to hit the ground running when the new school year starts.  As a summer reading assignment, 4th grade boys read their choice of a number of “Who Was” series biographies (among them: Rosa Parks, Barack Obama, Eleanor Roosevelt, Steve Jobs and others).   282 more words

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Anti-Bullying Advocate Jim Mayer, Bass Player for Jimmy Buffett, Visits Campus

Anti-bullying advocate Jim Mayer, known for decades as the famous bass player for Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band, visited Wakefield School on Friday to speak to the entire Middle School. 120 more words

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