10 steps to create a student-driven classroom -Matt Miller offers some good ideas, as usual.
Challenge Is a Part of Learning Responsive classroom ideas for helping kids embrace challenge.
A+SEL Competencies- Interesting look at some other types of competencies regarding social emotional learning.
MAKING THE JUMP FROM ENGAGING STUDENTS TO EMPOWERING MAKERS– AJ Juliani suggests making the next step from engagement.
Antidote to Learned Helplessness: Productive Struggle in PBL – Great article from PBL Works (Buck Institute) about how using PBL can help with learned helplessness.
“Some students understand concepts in science, but their writing does not necessarily reflect this. Are you assessing their writing ability of a concept or their understanding?” George Couros
Enjoy your last days of school. We are nearly done- Just about 3 weeks, for me. The end is in sight, but I am not just looking to end it. I am trying to enjoy the last bit of time with these young learners. Many I may not see for a long time, if ever again. I am moving schools, to take part in a cool opportunity, but most will stay or move on. That weighs on me a little. Maybe more than a little.