Over the next few weeks, I will be following along our first true PBL project in grade 6 at Uchon. Along the way, I will explore how we structure the project as well as my own reflections on its implementation. The resources I post are up for grabs.… Read the rest
Most teacher are familiar with the summer slide. In particular, in the United States, students suffer a full three months of vacation in the summer. Oh, I remember dreading all the free time wasted on movies, video games, and time with family.… Read the rest
To premise this post with some context, my class this year has been one of my best during their English blocks. It has been a long time since I’ve had a group of learners so eager to use their English and so motivated to participate.… Read the rest
Many of you who have seen my (very) sporadic blog posts over the years might have noticed that, yes, I’ve had a blog. When I started it, I had a great number of vague but ambitious plans for it. There was just so very much I intended to do.… Read the rest
I feel like I’ve seen the sentiment expressed from nearly every blog I’ve read the last few days from my Masters cohort: intellectual property seems to matter a great deal more when that intellectual property is one’s own.
And of course.… Read the rest
As I don’t really have much of a need for a syllabus, I tested my chops at an infographic approach for Siwon’s EPP classes at Sejong University.
She’ll probably thank me later.
Education isn’t exactly a static process.
The general guiding philosophies stick, I suppose. The goal 400 years ago and the goal today is essentially the same: equip a student to venture into the world more able than before. Princes were bred to be King, educated in policy and warfare.… Read the rest
Whether or not this was one of my favorite projects is hard to say. This particular project was one where I aimed to tie students’ hands behind their backs, to create unnecessary obstacles to encourage them to venture outside of their comfort zone and meet a unique problem head-on.… Read the rest