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Project Based Learning - Making of an Animal Shirt

Here is my final product! This t-shirt is for sale at http://www.society6.com/wesnice. Read below to see the steps that I took to capture this image and then turn it into a shirt. 195 more words


No more training wheels: project-based learning with Dan Ohl

Some of the most exciting and personal academic work at Moses Brown has emerged from the faculty cohort plan, a professional development and evaluation program. In a year of transformational study, a cohort of veteran teachers sets goals, serves as resources for one another’s evaluations and shares professional development plans at year’s end. 581 more words

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Language input through project-based learning (My IATEFL 2015 presentation)

This year I gave a presentation at IATEFL Manchester on the topic of Project-Based Learning. This draws heavily on some of the work my colleagues and I have been doing at West College Scotland in developing our full-time ESOL programmes. 35 more words


Students Design Earth Day Posters using Adobe Illustrator

One benefit of being in a school is that you are continuously inspired by the creativity of students.  Just walking to the teacher’s lounge I stumbled upon this beautiful display of posters designed by Nettleton’s EAST students using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.   69 more words

Day 114: Sphero - From Club to Classroom

Yesterday HSE21 Shorts featured a new club at Fall Creek Intermediate School: Club Sphero. Club Sphero is essentially a computer coding experience where, as sponsor Brad Lowell puts it, “the learning is disguised within the fun”!  353 more words

Acts of Green: Earth Day 2015

What are your plans this year on Earth Day?  I’ve found one of the easiest ways to teach students about Earth Day is to get them involved in outdoor activities. 61 more words

Independent Science Project Examples

After her presentation at the high school PD day, I asked Kelli Cochran, 6th grade Science teacher at Nettleton Middle School to share more information about her Pre-Ap students’ Independent Projects.   537 more words