No Problem with Problem-Based Learning

No Problem with Problem-Based Learning

Learn the Lingo There is no end the list of educational pedagogies, learning methodologies and models that exist today. Student-centered learning Constructivism Modeling Visible Thinking Co-operative Learning Project-based Learning (PBL) Problem-based Learning (PBL...
Grilled Realism with a Connectivism Reduction Aioli

Grilled Realism with a Connectivism Reduction Aioli

The pipe is more important than the content within the pipe. Our ability to learn what we need for tomorrow is more important than what we know today. A real challenge for any learning theory is to actuate known knowledge at the point of application. When knowledge,...
Are you a Flip Flopper?

Are you a Flip Flopper?

… to me, the kid is still getting the information via a lecture and studies are showing that that’s not the most effective way to learn – and to actually learn the concepts hands-on. So, in a Science class particularly, we want kids to be able to ask...
Ramblings on Game-Based Science

Ramblings on Game-Based Science

“Hello. My name is Mr. Anderson… and my classroom is a video game.” – Paul Anderson If you are a science teacher and you have spent any amount of time on YouTube, there is a good chance you know the teacher quoted above, Montana Teacher of the...
The State of My SAMR is Strong

The State of My SAMR is Strong

  I am always a little skeptical when I come across new ‘models’ of learning. Having recently covered the History of the Atomic Model in Chemistry class, it is fresh in my mind how models are an interpretation of reality, meant to simplify (perhaps too...