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What's Getting in the Way of Project-Based Learning?

There are calls all over the place to move more opportunities to move around into the classroom. Kids need to move. They learn well if they can use their hands while they’re using their brains (and so… we give them stress balls instead of hand tools? 360 more words


A Venture into the Square Side of Education with Minecraft

Minecraft is becoming very popular among educators.  Teachers have begun to see the many possibilities Minecraft Edu (a version with teacher controls) has to offer.  I recently won a grant to install Minecraft Edu on 24 computers at my school.   430 more words


Virginia Homeschool High School Symposium


I’m excited to share a symposium for homeschooled teens that I’ve been working on conceptually for a long time. Teens (14 and up – “high school age”) will come together November 4 for an advanced “show and tell” where they’ll share their projects and passions across all fields of interest. 940 more words

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Engaged Learning: Student-Powered by the Fletcher Falcons

Target 2Leadership in a Student Centered Learning Environment: FWSU will foster development of teacher & student leaders who provide innovative opportunities for local and global student-centered learning.

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In the Zone

In Richard VanDeWeghe’s book Engaged Learning, he puts into words the state of mind that people usually call “being in the zone”. He calls it  537 more words

What Curriculum Should I Use?

The number one question from new homeschoolers over the past few months — accelerating in the past weeks and days — has been, “What curriculum should I use?” 1,006 more words

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Back-to-School Shopping in Your Library's Professional Resources Section!


Back-to-School shopping posts are all over Facebook. Yesterday, I saw one from a former colleague who was taking her daughter to get everything she needed for her first year of high school.   845 more words

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