Traditionally children demonstrated what they learned through written reports and tests. However, not only do many children not demonstrate well this way, moving forward into this century, this is not the way that creative and innovative thinkers will demonstrate what they know. There are many, many different ways for children to show what they have … Continue reading Authentic Presentations
My husband and I recently rediscovered Yahtzee. I have always loved this game. Lots of strategy and math. When it came time to add up my score, I got up to grab my cell phone to use the calculator. It dawned on me that I was missing an easy authentic math experience – for me. … Continue reading Authentic Teaching – Math
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This is a photo of an elevator at the Pittsburgh International Airport. I love this elevator. You can really see all of the parts and how it works! So how do elevators work? Do all elevators work this way? How did elevators of the past work? What is the history of elevators? When was the … Continue reading Authentic Project Idea – Elevators