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VOICE AND CHOICE
The teachers need to set some parameters so the students can create and discover with in.
WHAT PBL IS
This is a good introduction to what Project Based Learning is.
WHAT PBL IS NOT
This is my first animation, I was a little angry with some co-workes who were not getting the picture, so I drew it for them.
Examples of authentic classroom projects.
This is the way I self evaluate my projects. This is advanced PBL practice. However you will never really do authentic PBL without a Reflection Project.
@ High Tech High
At High Tech High we are like Sisyphus, always rolling the ball up hill, trying to make a better school and keeping it that way. This animation I hope will help teachers become and stay more progressive. Director's Cut
TEXTBOOK ME NOT
Teaching at High Tech High without text books necessitates significant planning.
INDIAN HEAD NICKEL
The secret of life, parenting, relationships, teaching, working and happiness. It's all here and it's free!
REAL STUDENT ENGAGEMENT
Try something, critique and then revise.
Not everyone learns the same way, teachers should develop projects that have more than one entry point.
One way to collaborate, the students bring the same work from one class to another.
NOTICE AND CONNECT
How I come up with project ideas.
COVER YOUR ASS
Narrated by my son, when he was 10. It is a wake up call to the teachers that think the kids don't know you a phoning it in.
Common Core is not political, it is doing authentic work with your students.
HOW TO BE A PROGRESSIVE
PLANNING AND LETTING GO
If the teacher plans then they a more apt to let the students try their own path.
HOW TO SCHEDULE PBL
How to schedule integrated PBL, remember change the sec dual and you will change behaviors.
PEANUT BUTTER CUP COLLABORATION
This is another form of collaboration, in each lass the students work on different aspects of the same project and then bring them to gather, two great pice of work made into one
CURATION IS ART
How to curate your space and school. Become an expert in 2 minutes. (Just Kidding) Learn what not to do in 2 minutes.
WHAT KIND OF TEACHER
I made this in desperation. I was getting a lot of push back from students and was not being supported by my administrators. I thought I would better off just paining. Everyone has doubts. I made an animation about it.
4 Integrations of HTH
Larry Rosenstock talks about the 4 integrations we have at High Tech High
Making and doing is better than writing dreams on post-it notes.