ACTEM 2012: Answers to Customized Learning on the Cheap Part 1

This is Part 1 in a series of responses to questions posed during ACTEM 2012’s “Customized Learning on the Cheap” Sessions All of the questions can be seen at: http://wallwisher.com/wall/MCLCheap Q: How do you manage customized learning record keeping for students? Continue reading ACTEM 2012: Answers to Customized Learning on the Cheap Part 1

The PBL/MCL/Acronym’d Pilot at MBHS Has a Name and a Project!

At least for now . . . Ladies and gents, PACE 10 is here. Personalized and Cooperative Education (PACE)10 is the name the crew developed for the mass customized learning, project based learning, student led, differentiated pilot program thing I Continue reading The PBL/MCL/Acronym’d Pilot at MBHS Has a Name and a Project!

Expanding Operations in Suzie Boss’ Idea Factory Classrooms (By Two)

Earlier today, Jackie Gerstein tweeted a link to this article from Suzie Boss over on KQED’s MindShift. 1. Suzie Boss has a fantastic name. 2. She lays out the foundations for classrooms trafficking in ideas, innovations, and accomplishments. Please, take Continue reading Expanding Operations in Suzie Boss’ Idea Factory Classrooms (By Two)

PBL Idea: Throw a Concert

Having spent Saturday at Mumford & Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road Portland Stopover, I got thinking this morning: throwing a concert would make for a tremendous project-based cross-curricular learning experience.         Project based learning may not be Continue reading PBL Idea: Throw a Concert