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Finishing (or Beginning) Strong: 4 Suggestions

The end of the school year is rapidly approaching.  In like a lion.  Out like a rhinoceros–or something like that.  A flurry of concerts, projects, examinations and ceremonies.  Sporting events, supervision, and piles of paperwork.  It feels like the end…or does it? Because, in nearly the same breath, I can say that the beginning of … Continue reading

Beginning with NO end in mind

A confession: as a classroom science teacher, I was a planner.   I prepared, scripted, modeled and even practiced lab activities to ensure that I met desired objectives–hopeful that what I was doing would be meaningful to my students.   Planning was generally a process that began with what I visualized as the desired outcome … Continue reading