Thin Mints, Badges, and Proficiency-Based Learning

This was originally posted on mattdrewettecard.weebly.com on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by Matt @DrewetteCard. My seven-year old is now a Girl Scout, and is loving it.  From selling cookies, to archery, to helping the community, she’s is all over every Continue reading Thin Mints, Badges, and Proficiency-Based Learning

Keeping It Simple: A New Year Begins

IT BEGINS. My ninth graders land a few scant hours from now.  They will be pie-eyed and bushy-tailed and full of mirth and whimsy.  They will be jaded and broken and waiting for someone, anyone, to let them out of Continue reading Keeping It Simple: A New Year Begins