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Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Teaching Construct 2.2: Innovative Applications of Content Knowledge

One of the best ways to meet the needs of 21st Century Learners and allow for innovative applications of Content Knowledge that will meet the needs of all of your students, is Project Based Learning (PBL). PBL is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an engaging and complex question, problem or challenge. These types of learning experiences allow for student voice and choice, authenticity, reflection, and TONS of learning. Check out a basic overview of PBL with the video below! How could you incorporate PBL into some of your units of study??
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What's Next for Mentoring?

For those of you who signed up for a 2nd round of peer observations, I will start scheduling them next week!

Don't forget you need to have all 4 of your ETMs completed with reflections written by May 1st! Directions for how to sign up and write your reflection can be found HERE.