Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Here is a link to the organization listed in Lisa's email about mental health issues in the classroom.
This is terrific information!

Thursday, August 30, 2018

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More on students creating their own questions!

Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions

The skill of question asking is far too rarely deliberately taught in school.
 We have worked with and learned from educators to develop a teaching strategy that provides a simple, yet powerful way to get students asking their own questions and building off their peers’ questions.

Check out this great article about helping
students formulate questions!

The Right Questions

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Do your students have ideas for projects and need expertise?
Are your students looking for ideas for a project?
Are you interested in new ideas?

Check out this link!


Friday, February 9, 2018

Kindness Starts With One

Random Acts of Kindness Week
February 11-17, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

How to Use 
YouTube Video Essays 
in the Classroom

"Media-literacy education must deal with YouTube. Ninety-one percent of teens use YouTube. That’s 30 percent more than use Snapchat (61 percent), the next closest social media competitor, and even more than use tech we think of as ubiquitous, like Gmail (79 percent)."

Check out this article from NPR station KQED and
the Mind/Shift program.
  It has several very interesting YouTube video essays.

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Teacher Collaboration Works to Engage Students!
Check out the article below!

"The philosophy underlying the trend towards integrated learning is as old as Plato and would surely get the thumbs-up from Leonardo da Vinci, who was a mathematician as well as a painter. A quote often attributed to him sums it up:"

"Study the science of art, study the art of science, develop your senses, learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.”
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Friday, February 2, 2018

Whether you call it Competency Based Learning, Personalized Learning, Customized Learning or Learning Pathways, the concept is the same:  provide students with a variety of ways to meet clear learning objectives and they will soar!  At Inter-Lakes, we are working hard to provide every student with the opportunity to be successful.
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Check out this blog for an example of a personalized project:  

Sustainable Cities Project
AP Environmental Science