Hitting learning targets in Vermont hunter education

My twelve-year-old son is becoming a hunter. Myself, I’ve never even fired a gun, but Henry has been interested in The post Hitting learning targets […]

How to craft questions for deeper learning

Question generation is key to inquiry, goal-setting, and negotiated curriculum. And asking the right kinds of questions pushes students further. The post How to craft […]

5 fresh ways to power up morning meetings

  Morning meetings are the norm in many K-6 and K-8 schools in Vermont. They’re a great way to empower The post 5 fresh ways […]

Nevermind the physics: it’s all about collaboration

Battle Physics hosts first multi-school tournament That is just what Allan Garvin and Becky Bushey did to raise the stakes of their annual Battle Physics […]

Increasing student engagement in PLPs at Williston Central

It’s about providing choice in reflection tools Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs) across the state have taken many different forms and serve a few different purposes. […]

Saffron Interactive to address the skills crisis at Learning Technologies 2019

In the past year, 91% of organisations struggled to find talent with the skills they require. At this year’s Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition, Saffron […]

How to keep the holiday spirit all year long

A holiday post in January? While this may not seem on-theme, I’m motivated to write about teaching inclusive holidays after Christmas has passed. That is […]

16 tips for writing a great blog post

#10 will shock and appall you… Here are 16 best practices we try to follow as writers on this blog. Many of them stem from […]

3 tools for exploring character with middle schoolers

Who am I and who do I want to be in the world? What do I stand for? What is the good life and how […]

How to build up STEAM

Making time for making at Ottauquechee STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics — gives students the opportunity to create. To make. Maybe to […]

What if you could have Town Meeting Day every week?

A Vermont tradition comes to the classroom Town Meeting Day is a Vermont tradition: once a year, everyone in towns across the state pack into […]

How making supports service learning

Responsible and involved citizenship in Grand Isle We’re looking at how maker-centered learning and makerspace activities can help support students in developing Vermont’s five transferable […]

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