It’s that time of year… March Madness! Even if you’re not a fan of college basketball, it can be easy to get caught up in the excitement of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The competition of the win-to-advance tournament style play. The suspense. The team that becomes the next cinderella story. The buzzer-beaters. The emotion of it all.… Continue reading Bracketology

PBL Workshop Recap

I’ve spent the last three days in The Buck Institute for Education‘s PBL 101 workshop with a large group of elementary teachers, coaches, and administrators from across the district. The primary focus of the professional development was the skills and knowledge required to design, assess, and manage “Gold Standard” Project-Based Learning units (PBLs). Why PBL? We were able to walk away from the… Continue reading PBL Workshop Recap