Our BEST (Building Essential Skills Together) Special Education classroom at Liberty Oaks hatched chicks. Beyond bringing cute little chicks into our school, this was a such positive experience for a variety of reasons. Learning was real-world and hands-on. Students experienced how chicks hatch from eggs, what conditions are necessary for maintaining baby chicks, and how to… Continue reading Classroom Highlights: Hatching the BEST Chicks
The elementary gifted (PEAK) team at Alexander Doniphan has completely remodeled their math instruction this year. I am excited to share a glimpse of the personalized learning experience they’ve created for students.
Many teachers within Liberty Public Schools have participated in PBL 101 training from the Buck Institute for Education. (Even more will be participating next year.) Project-Based Learning is changing our classrooms. Here are some teachers’ responses to How has PBL changed your classroom?:
The second grade team at Liberty Oaks Elementary has spent collaboration time discussing math instruction and making changes that positively impact learner agency. Ashley Allen explains the changes she has made and the impact it has had in her classroom: This year I restructured my math block. I went from the tradition whole group lesson followed by independent… Continue reading Classroom Highlights: Second Grade Math
One of my goals for this school year is to highlight work in classrooms and share learning. One of the ways in which I plan to do so is through a new series on the blog. Introducing the “Classroom Highlights” series… I am very excited about blog post #1, COMING SOON! Disclaimer: I could write a post… Continue reading Classroom Highlights: A New Series on the Blog