You have to love a PD where you get to watch other teachers as they hone their craft as well as get to practice yourself…on REAL live kids!!! The kids were on fire as they made models of houses. I wanted to take one home, but I didn’t. (I mean a kid, not their house. The house was swell and all, but talking with these kids was a treat!)
This set-up the need for area and scale and unit conversion in order to make cost estimates of building materials.
The problem created the need for the content. The content did not set the stage for some hokey, convoluted, boring application.
Kind of getting excited for Aug 29!!!