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Things You Should Know if You Go: Using QFT in the Grade 7 “Amazing Race”

The Amazing Race is an integrated project in grade 7 which combines learning in geography, math, Language Arts, French, and physical education. It has become part of a culminating assessment project at the end of our school year. 393 more words


Making frisbees

Foundation 4 & 5 have been learning all about sport as part of their ´Curious Kids´project this term.

For one of their activites, Miss Elizabeth and Miss Katie’s class made and decorated frisbees and tested them out to see who’s work best in the playground.
Take a look…

Foundation 4

Creative Projects Engage Students

Academic teachers as well as the art teachers of AOAT incorporate project based lessons into their curricula in order to engage and imbed the learning for students. 36 more words



I kind of can’t believe we’re finally here, but today the students have officially launched their first installments of #TheStoryProject! YAY!

I know, I know – I’ve been MIA for awhile. 511 more words


Ramping Up the Inquiry

Is real inquiry-based learning possible in a ninth grade algebra class full of struggling learners? If so, what does it look like? Is it rigorous? Can you cover the content? 757 more words

Project-Based Learning

Sustainable PD for PBL

When Springfield Public Schools (SPS) made the commitment to project-based learning, we recognized that we needed to develop sustainable professional development opportunities for teachers to, as the Buck Institute says, … 489 more words


Chuck the Tests- Project Based Learning is Better

We have effective, research based models for assessing student learning that do not rely on standardized testing. So why aren’t we using them?

A friend of mine recently got hired at one of the city’s performance assessment consortium schools. 335 more words

Child Development And Why It Matters