Category Case Studies

Excel Explorations

This is not the first year that I have used Excel as a teaching tool, but I have been more purposeful about it than in the past.  Today we began our fourth “Excel Exploration” of the semester in my #TrendingNow class, and I feel like it’s paying off as everything comes together. Here are the […]

A Republican Senator Thinks the Gas Tax Should Be Raised, and You Should Too » INFRASTRUCTURIST

A Republican Senator Thinks the Gas Tax Should Be Raised, and You Should Too » INFRASTRUCTURIST. Grade level teams are planning expeditions this week, and there’s a good bit of overlap between our themes.  All of us surfaced some sort of interest in using the BP oil spill to motivate some lessons.  With the 10th […]

“I think, therefore I am,” or The Age of Independence

We’re going to make a pop star out of Rene Descartes.  Let me see if this makes sense. I work at an Outward Bound Expeditionary Learning school, where we plan in grade-level teams in an effort to provide students with a unified interdisciplinary learning experience, called an Expedition.  We’ve informally deemed our school a kindergartener; […]