Big Questions in PBL in High School English and Social Studies

Week 2 I spent this week looking at sample projects for Project-based learning (PBL) and considering how it can translate into my classroom. I am not brand-new at PBL. My school has spent a year learning about PBL in order for the teachers to give it a try, and I have two PBL projects I … More Big Questions in PBL in High School English and Social Studies

Content Curation

I had no idea there were so many options for curating content. I use Pinterest regularly, personally and professionally, but I had not ever gone beyond that site. Looking at different options, some sites did not make the cut. Juxtapost looked a lot like Pinterest and was very visual in nature. Clipzine was similar in … More Content Curation

RSS Feed

Before this week, I knew about RSS Feed for websites, but I had never used them (Ahh! English teacher problem. RSS Feed. Singular or plural? Which pronoun to use?!). I subscribe to several websites, but I have the information delivered to me by email. In this day of Internet tracking, I appreciate the relative anonymity … More RSS Feed