It’s no secret that I love dance. And so I’m always excited when I manage to find some more opportunities for dance at my school. We have two auditioned performance troupes this year (post stage challenge), but what I’m always looking for are opportunities for anyone to get involved in dance, and for students to explore their own choreography. 871 more words
Tags » Project-based Learning
Here are some of the sites which some of my students are working on.
12-13 year olds, working in groups of 4 trying to build a bridge out of cardboard with slot joints and no adhesives, attempting to figure out how tensile and compressive strengths work together in an engineering structure. 196 more words
By Dian Schaffhauser 08/16/16
A Philadelphia high school with a focus on agricultural sciences has just been recognized alongside two benefactors for undertaking an innovative approach to STEM. 427 more words
To me, this course has felt like it focused a lot on STEM, such as, what is STEM, what does it look like in the classroom, and what are the challenges facing STEM, which are all very important topics, where I have certainly learned a lot before I enrolled in this course, but to me, they don’t feel like the most impactful item. 453 more words