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#FailForward with paper airplanes

Today was a hectic day. Track 2 tracked out and needed a home base for the day so the track 3 teacher could move into her room. So the track 2 teacher and I decided to #innovate4littles! We planned a paper airplane STEM challenge. It was hard. It was fun. It was dramatic. It was… Continue reading #FailForward with paper airplanes

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#PBLclouds – the reflection

STOP! This is a reflection post! If you haven't read the story about what happened during #PBLclouds. Click here to read it now! My favorite thing about doing a PBL with my weather unit is that my students took ownership over their learning and I only needed to provide them with the time and space… Continue reading #PBLclouds – the reflection

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#PBLclouds – the story

In January I participated in a twitter chat #hackingPBL and was so inspired I bought the book Hacking Project Based Learning by Ross Cooper and Erin Murphy. I had learned about Project Based Learning (PBL) in college at SUNY Frediona from Dr. Mira Berkley. I already knew PBL is good for kids. If you don't… Continue reading #PBLclouds – the story

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Hacking PBL – book reflection

I wanted to compile my books snaps and other creations after reading Hacking PBL in an easy to see format.  Hack 1 Just finished reading hack 1 #hackingPBL takeaways- relationships, questioning, risks &failure! https://t.co/wbE70Y58Mh via @youtube — Aubrey DiOrio (@AubreyDiOrio) January 18, 2017 Hack 2 https://padlet.com/embed/wxjheok9dr7ohttps://padlet.com/embed/wxjheok9dr7o Hack 3 Hack 4 Planning PBLs Things I'm doing… Continue reading Hacking PBL – book reflection

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Can’t stop… Won’t stop…

I'm already excited to post again. I was nervous about this at first. I feel self conscious putting my thoughts in a public space but a new PLN friend encouraged me - this is for me.  Thanks Bill! Also, I learned a new trick - links in my post (don't laugh I'm learning!). My plan… Continue reading Can’t stop… Won’t stop…