Daily Archives: May 16, 2011

Top Ten Tips for Assessing PBL

Top Ten Tips for Assessing PBL

Edutopia, which is sponsored by the George Lucas Educational Foundation, has an engaging new teacher guide that can help teachers design and assess project-based learning.  The Top 10 Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning is a colorful PDF you download at the site. The tips are organized to follow the progression of a project. First comes the planning, then the

TX DEN Geocaching Day -Houston

TX DEN Geocaching Day Register here for the Texas Discovery Educator Network Geocaching Day in Houston. We have a limited number of spots for this event. Lunch and refreshments will be provided for educators. Family members are welcome. Saturday, May 21, 2011 Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Noble Road Wilderness Trail in George Bush Park,

Summertime in Northern Michigan*

Ahhhh, summer… June, July and August… Are you feeling more relaxed just reading those words? I know I am! It’s interesting, though, because summertime has come to mean something very different to me over the years. When I was younger, summer was all about the beach: tanning, swimming, meeting friends, and relaxing. I lived in

Getting Started Geocaching with Your Students

Decide what part of the curriculum you want to integrate with GPS devices?  Anything goes!!!!  What do you want the students to learn from the activity or how will completing this activity enhance the curriculum that you have taught in the classroom? Find out how many GPS devices you have available to use and determine