My son had a math teacher in middle school who was also a national champion ginger bread house designer and builder! She gave the kids a marvelous assignment for extra credit – to design and build a ginger bread house. There was lots of guidance and many suggestions. She sent home lots of reading material … Continue reading Authentic Project Ideas – Building a Gingerbread House
This old Sampler was hanging on the wall of a home I was recently in. It got me thinking about how we used to teach – make it real and make it count. I am certainly not advocating that we return to the days of girls being educated in sewing and cooking only – with … Continue reading Teaching Authentically – New is Old Again
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For the first time, I am making my own holiday cards this year. I realized while I was doing this, that I have a huge stash of new holiday cards from previous years that I will probably never use. I did a little digging on line and found out that nursing homes love to receive … Continue reading Authentic Project Ideas – What to do with those Holiday Cards