This fall, I move into a brand-spanking new classroom. As part of this move, I’ve been heavily involved in the planning, organizing and logistics of moving my school’s Math & Science program into… Continue reading
A little while ago, I ran a book review on One Block of Wood. I recently made a pair of bookends using Ms. Tolstrup’s plans out of salvaged pine and live oak. Hope you… Continue reading
I think we need a new measurement for tracking the success of our maker ventures, a new yardstick. I propose “Return on Adventure” via MAKE | Maximizing Your ROA (Return on Adventure). There’s… Continue reading
A quick video of our last major math project in my co-taught Math/Sci course. I will take no credit, Ms. J took the project out of my clumsy claws and completely rocked it!… Continue reading
Make: Projects has great instructions on how to build your own diddley bow. Make it safe & keep the rubber side down.
The textbook is now digital but students still encounter it as they always have: wisdom to be received, perhaps highlighted, annotated, and memorized, but not created, constructed, or made sense of. Teachers still… Continue reading
…isn’t always about nature.