How does Solar Energy work? I thought I understood how it worked, but when it was explained to me by someone involved in the industry, I was totally surprised to learn that I did not understand it at all. A great authentic project would be to not only learn about how solar energy works, but … Continue reading Authentic Project Ideas – Solar Energy
We ended Tex the Explorer: Journey Around the Earth‘s first year with one last award. Purple Dragonfly Book Awards Winner! Great way to end the book’s first year. Awards Won by Tex the Explorer: Journey Around the Earth Chanticleer International Book Awards Shortlist Independent Press Award® Distinguished Favorite indieBRAG® Medallion Honoree Mom’s Choice Awards® Silver … Continue reading Tex the Explorer: Journey Around the Earth – Awards!
Summer is finally here, and kids are out of school and home for the summer. (Officially that is – most have been home for months.) This is the time that summer lemonade and baked good stands start to appear. With so many people struggling to make ends meet due to the Coronavirus and the economic … Continue reading Authentic Project Ideas – Lemonade Stand That Makes a Difference
As I have stated many times, I am passionate about Authentic Learning. It is the reason I started my blog after I retired. I was ready to stop teaching, but not ready to leave education and something I believe in with all my heart and soul. I also love photography, and realized that my photos … Continue reading Authentic Teaching – Listening to Students