Category Archives: Learning

Math Lesson? Empower Learners?

Here is what I started out with: Topic: Addition & subtraction of fractions, mixed numbers, improper fractions. You have: 4th & 5th graders A SmartBoard. 40 minutes You need: reinforcement…

Curriculum 21 by Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Learning from a Book

You must have noticed that I have been reading and re-reading “Curriculum 21″ by Heidi Hayes Jacobs. I have posted my first impressions and recommendation here and since then have…

Empower Student to Be Lifelong Learners NOT Dependent Learners

Through a  Tweet from @HeidiHayesJacob, I found the Ning of the Curriculum 21 book, I recently recommended. One video uploaded by Heidi of Alan November, a contributor to the book,…

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Sowing the Seeds for a More Creative Society

I am thrilled to be publishing a guest post by Andrea Hernandez, cross posted from EdTechWorkshop Blog on Langwitches. In an earlier post, The Science of Play, I shared my…

Math Tutorial Music Videos

Middle School students are working hard on their Math Wiki. They are using a variety of tools to create tutorials (Garageband, SmartBoard Notebook, PowerPoint, Animoto). Their latest creation to be…