October 2014 4
By Scott Sterling You might think that the standards, whatever they look like this year, are in the domain of the teacher. After all, it’s your job to make sure your students meet them. They just have to sit there and absorb your knowledge, right? We all know that last part isn’t true. The goal […]
By Scott Sterling Perhaps in response to college and career readiness standards and their desire to have students working in more real-world ways, teachers across the country have begun adopting what is called project-based learning. Project-based learning (PBL) is the concept of an entire lesson, unit, or even curriculum designed with the goal of the […]
By Scott Sterling I’m not one who memorizes a bunch of quotes, but one of my favorites comes from Henry Ford: If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right. I applied that philosophy to my approach with students. If you have high expectations, students will often […]
By Scott Sterling Collaboration and interpersonal skills are central to the idea of the 21st century student; some of the skills that students will need in order to compete in the global economy. And although we’ve talked a lot about collaboration amongst teachers, including a tech tools article, we’ve barely discussed it in terms of […]
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