Living On The Edge of Chaos

034: Living On The Edge of Chaos Podcast with Ginger Lewman

Episode Summary

You are in for a treat with this episode. My great friend and educational hero, Ginger Lewman, was kind enough to spend some quality time discussing project based learning, quality learning, and a ton of other powerful concepts in this latest podcast episode. If you have not check out her work, then you must check the resources at the bottom of this page. I recently read her latest book and after reading the book, scribbling mass notes in the margins, and being reminded about the key things we must be doing in schools I just had to pick her brain some more. screen-shot-2016-10-30-at-6-15-38-am In this episode we cover some key questions such as: What is project based learning? What are the common misunderstandings of pbl? Are shorter projects better? The importance of Wows, Hows, and Bows How to get started with pbl? How to make pbl work within the confines of the school system? Why did we get into the profession of teaching in the first place? [shareable cite="Ginger Lewman"]Everybody is somebody else weirdo. Did you think you were normal? How weird is that?[/shareable] Grab a cup of coffee, get comfortable, and be ready to gain some new ideas to enhance your practice. As always we would love feedback, questions, a nice review on iTunes, and more. Enjoy Lessons for LifePractice Learning The book in Paperback or Kindle on Amazon PBL unit ideas: http://www.lifepracticepbl.org/

Episode Notes

You are in for a treat with this episode. My great friend and educational hero, Ginger Lewman, was kind enough to spend some quality time discussing project based learning, quality learning, and a ton of other powerful concepts in this latest podcast episode. If you have not check out her work, then you must check the resources at the bottom of this page. I recently read her latest book and after reading the book, scribbling mass notes in the margins, and being reminded about the key things we must be doing in schools I just had to pick her brain some more. screen-shot-2016-10-30-at-6-15-38-am In this episode we cover some key questions such as: What is project based learning? What are the common misunderstandings of pbl? Are shorter projects better? The importance of Wows, Hows, and Bows How to get started with pbl? How to make pbl work within the confines of the school system? Why did we get into the profession of teaching in the first place? [shareable cite="Ginger Lewman"]Everybody is somebody else weirdo. Did you think you were normal? How weird is that?[/shareable] Grab a cup of coffee, get comfortable, and be ready to gain some new ideas to enhance your practice. As always we would love feedback, questions, a nice review on iTunes, and more. Enjoy Lessons for LifePractice Learning The book in Paperback or Kindle on Amazon PBL unit ideas: http://www.lifepracticepbl.org/