It’s 12/12/12, and I have at least 12 x 12 x 12 reasons I love my junior highers. Since listing all 1,728 reasons could be time and space prohibitive, I’ll just list 12 reasons I love my students. They have spirit. They do things with enthusiasm. When we have dress up days for special occasions,… Read more It’s 12/12/12!
Seventh graders created cardboard creations in science. My favorites were the crane and the catapult, but everyone had fun and learned a thing or two. Watch Caine’s Arcade, the sequel, which tells about the Imagination Foundation, created to Find, Fund, and Foster creativity and entrepreneurship. Tomorrow is the first annual Global Cardboard Challenge. Caine’s Arcade, Video… Read more Global Cardboard Challenge
I met Paris in August 2006. She was in seventh grade. I was new to the school, and she and her classmates helped me make it through my first year in junior high. Paris is now on her way to college to study music therapy. She has many talents, one of the best being her… Read more Paris, Future Music Therapist
Abby came over with pictures she made at the zoo. Click on each one to see the name.
Come with me to genius hour last week. Here is the scenario I came upon. Two students and two computers – one working on an iMovie, one looking up information. On the iMovie, they were adding slides that asked interesting questions about Camaros. When I arrived, the question on the iMovie screen was: What is… Read more A Need for Researcher’s Workshop