Monthly Archives: January 2013

Project based Learning Explained

An Eagle Eye to the World

Screen shot 2013-01-30 at 5.27.38 PMPost written by our partner school’s teacher in Bettendorf, Iowa.  Aaron Maurer talks about our unit: An Eagle Eye to the World, a collaborative project between USA, Canada, and The Netherlands.   Read the whole post here.

Change the Subject: Making the Case for Project-Based Learning

Rob Riordan President of High Tech High GSE
Screen shot 2013-01-22 at 6.11.38 PMRead the complete article here.

It’s Time to Get Serious About Global Education

Screen shot 2013-01-18 at 5.34.59 AMRead more HERE.

Project-based Learning Close to Home

This is a trailer for a movie coming out. Great ideas. Find out more HERE.


Why Can’t I Skip My Reading Tonight?


Virtual Book Club has Launched!

A great opportunity to learn with a great group of teachers!

The Global Classroom Project

What an exciting start to the Virtual Book Club! If you couldn’t attend live, here is the recording to the event: Virtual Book Club January 7th. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, January 22nd at 7:30pm EST (Wednesday, January 23rd at 3:00AM GMT), for your time zone, click here. Please note, this is a change from the original schedule.

We had over 30 teachers participating live from five countries and four continents and “a whole mess” of states across the United States. It was lively with a very active chat, loads of folks taking a turn at the microphone and more than a couple of technical glitches. Here are some highlights:

  • A huge thanks to Theresa Allen for co-moderating with me.  She kept things rolling when my computer decided to challenge me and supported new-comers with Blackboard Collaborate tips and tricks.
  • Another big shout-out to Lisa Durff for…

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