Tag Archives: project based learning

Making a Maker Faire…and a Yoga Festival Too: Part 1

If you are a regular reader of Kindergarten Diva, you’ll know that my kindergarten students love yoga. They’ve been passionate about it since I first started teaching them in December. In May, I discovered another thing that they really love, … Continue reading

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National Sweater Day

Our most recent “connected classroom” project was organizing National Sweater Day at our schools this month to promote energy awareness and energy conservation. National Sweater Day is a World Wildlife Fund initiative which Mrs. Devon Caldwell’s Kindergarten class invited us … Continue reading

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Kids Who Code: Exploring and Evaluating Coding Tools

The Kids Who Code project is well underway in our classroom!  Our class has been exploring coding for the last couple of weeks.  We’ve learned that coding is “giving computers instructions/directions” and students have had the chance to try out … Continue reading

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Kids Who Code Code-a-thon Meets Project-Based Learning!

My teaching partner and friend, Leah Obach, and I have worked together for a number of years on a variety of learning projects. For the past few years, our collaborations have focused on service-based projects where we have strived to … Continue reading

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Riding the Wave: Little Hands Extended

We’re excited to share Little Hands Extended at the Riding the Wave of Change conference.  You can view our presentation slides here.  The right tools are key to supporting and enhancing project-based learning in your classroom, and here are links to a … Continue reading

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One Hour, No Power

We have been working on reducing our energy consumption through the One Hour, No Power challenge as part of our Classroom Energy Diet.  Students in my class chose to aim for 10 hours without power to achieve the highest level … Continue reading

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Minds on Media: Tools to Support Project-Based Learning

We’re excited to share our road map for success with project-based learning at Awakening Possibilities’ Minds on Media event! The right tools are key to supporting and enhancing the learning in your classroom, and here are a few of our … Continue reading

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