Monthly Archives: February 2015

Weekly Wrap-up: Time to Tune Projects

In last week’s wrap-up we saw a glimpse of our team benefiting from a fresh take on our own ideas; this week, another teacher’s glance at an ongoing problem and their subsequent solution showed how important it is to tune projects … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-up: Young Minds and New Ideas

It’s taken about six months for the conscious realization that being in an office for hours on end is part of why teachers prefer a room full of young minds and new ideas. Just as students surprise a class with … Continue reading

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Engineering Elevated in MPX STEM

It’s February break in Connecticut and a friend’s wedding in LA, a very hospitable Mid-Pacific Institute, a cheap flight, and my own curiosity brings me to Hawaii. While this trip is self-funded, there’s lots to be learned that can benefit … Continue reading

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STEM and Humanities Combine at Mid-Pacific eXploratory

It’s February break in Connecticut and a friend’s wedding in LA, a very hospitable Mid-Pacific Institute, a cheap flight, and my own curiosity brings me to Hawaii. While this trip is self-funded, there’s lots to be learned that can benefit … Continue reading

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Middle School SEEQS Sustainable Project-based Learning

It’s February break in Connecticut and a friend’s wedding in LA, a very hospitable Mid-Pacific Institute, a cheap flight, and my own curiosity brings me to Hawaii. While this trip is self-funded, there’s lots to be learned that can benefit … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-up: Students will…

When you get a degree in teaching, you can’t graduate without writing countless objectives that inevitably start “students will…” and end with some content objective. On a larger scale, schools justifiably have outcomes and expectations of students. We put marker … Continue reading

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