Strategies to Help Children Regulate Their Feelings
"We need to share with them our calm not have us step in to their chaos." - Sharron Frederick, LCSW
High School Student Summative PBL Assessment Portfolio
This free digital and editable project-based learning portfolio is great for students to showcase their work over the course of a unit, semester, full-year course, etc. They can add in a summary of their projects, project grades, standards met, project rubrics and reflections, and more. Get this Google Slides resource for free when you subscribe to Experiential Learning Depot. #projectbasedlearning
How to Get a Copy of a TPT Google Resource Link to Your Students on Google Classroom
This is a common question from my buyers. My high school TPT digital learning resources include a "how to" assign a copy of the resource link tutorial in the pdf, but if you're looking for a visual step-by-step, you've found the place. Check it out! #googleclassroom
Distance Project-Based Learning: Communication and Feedback
One of the roles of a project-based educator is to facilitate the learning experience. That requires communication and feedback. How do you give students feedback when implementing digital or virtual project-based learning experiences using a Google Apps? Check out this post for a variety of helpful tips and tricks!
High School 21st-Century Skill-Building Tool Kits Bundle
This bundle has the guiding materials to develop learning experiences for high schoolers that promote 21st-century skill-building. The bundle includes tool kits for project-based learning, problem-based learning, scientific open-inquiry, community action projects, maker projects, and a Google Slides e-portfolio where students can share evidence of 21st-century skill-building through self-directed learning experiences. Check out the bonus resource, too! #projectbasedlearning
21st-Century Skills Portfolio for High School Students - Printable and Google Slides Option
21st-century skills are as critical for high school graduates to have as content knowledge; I would argue even more essential at times. Check out college and career readiness resource for 21st-century skill building, with a printable and digital option. #collegeandcareer
Self-Directed Community Action Project Tool Kit for High School Students
This tool kit provides all of the guiding materials for self-directed community action projects for high school students. These projects combine the principles of project-based learning, problem-based learning, and service-learning. They help learners gain content knowledge in addition to building essential 21st-century skills. #highschoolactivities #highschoolsocialstudies
Community Action Projects with Secondary Students in Five Steps
Community action projects describe a type of project-based learning that encourages students to take action on community issues important to them. This blog post highlights and explains the steps students take in community action projects. #projectbasedlearning #servicelearning
Resume Builder Ideas for College and Career Readiness
Help high school students prepare for college and careers by encouraging resume building this summer. There are a lot of ways to prepare for life after high school, and these resume builder ideas will keep teens engaged the whole summer. #collegeandcareer #highschoolactivities
10 Kid’s Budget Worksheets (Plus Sample Budget Template for Teenagers)
Kids budget worksheets free printables are so hard to find! I love these youth budget worksheets listed in this article. These monthly budget printables for kids will help my own children use their allowance better – maybe they’ll even save up for a goal! Youth budget templates, children’s budget worksheets, budget activity for kids, financial literacy, etc. #financialliteracy #education #budgets
Pedagogy that Promotes Involved and Responsible Citizenship
High schoolers can learn content knowledge AND stay informed, work with the community, and be active, and responsible citizens of the world with these three teaching methods. With everything happening in the world right now, it's a great time for kids to get involved and participate in local and global issues. #highschoolactivities #projectbasedlearning
Experiential Learning Activity Schedule for Distance Education
I break up each day of virtual schooling with my own kids by adding in at least one experiential learning activity. We start with a theme and go from there. I will post our weekly schedules of experiential learning activities right here on this blog as we complete them. Each activity is subject-integrated, hands-on, and adaptable for a wide range of learners, from toddlers to high schoolers. These are free ideas! #experientiallearning #distancelearning
"Get Me Outside" Experiential Learning Activity Schedule for Distance Education
Check out the details of our outdoor-themed experiential learning activities for distance education. Each activity is subject-integrated, hands-on, and gets learners involved. Head to the post for activity details and modifications for high school students. #experientiallearning #distancelearning #homeschoolcurriculum
How to Build a Strong Advisory Community
How do you build a strong advisory or classroom community? How do you get it back when it seems your classroom culture has taken a turn for the worst? Try these tricks and tips to get your group back on track.
What does the teacher do in a self-directed learning environment?
Teachers facilitate learning! A self-directed learning experience requires that the educator play a passive role while the student actively learns. Students make choices in topic and outcome while teachers guide and support the learning experience. For tips and tricks for self-directed learning for high school students, check out this post. You can also go back to parts 1 and 2 for more details and student-directed learning. #selfdirectedlearning #distancelearning #highschoolcurriculum
What is self-directed learning, anyway?
Self-directed learning is a great method for distance learning, especially if parents are getting thrown into high school material while also working from home. Self-directed learning helps students gain 21st-century skills as well as knowledge in an engaging way where students are given choice and autonomy. If you're new to student-directed learning and want to give it a shot, start at this blog post, part 1 of my self-directed learning series.#selfdirectedlearning #distancelearning