Monthly Archives: February 2014

When Teachers Talk About Instruction

About a month ago, I had the pleasure of participating in a module jurying event with the Literacy Design Collaborative.  What’s module jurying, you ask?  Basically, it’s when teachers and instructional leaders sit and look really closely at curriculum and

Posted in Instruction

Books in Projects (With Happy Book Ideas!)

As an English teacher, I know how tricky it can be to meaningfully incorporate longer books and literature- whether fiction or nonfiction- into projects. Too often they feel like add-ons: thematically related but ancillary to the project at hand. I

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Posted in Global Happiness Project, PBL