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Project-Based Learning – Markham

This Project-Based Learning idea is adapted from Geodesic Greenhouses, a PBL by the WV DOE and discovered through the Buck Institute for Education’s Project Search. Overview A local farmer wishes to build a greenhouse on her property to allow for … Continue reading

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Cooperative Learning Lessons – Markham

Team Building Lesson – Zoom Overview and Objectives: In a collaborative classroom, team building is an essential component of success. Students need to work together and support one another to truly function as a team while problem solving and learning … Continue reading

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CBCI Unit Plan – Markham

The following reflects an outline for an Algebra unit on factoring that was developed using CBCI philosophies as outlined in Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom by Lynn Erickson, Lois Lanning, and Rachel French.   Unit Title: Factoring: … Continue reading

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MTV Strategies – Markham

*Lesson 1: Introduction to Quadrilaterals (What makes you say that?) Objective: The purpose is to have students identify the key aspects of various types of quadrilaterals.  By varying the quadrilaterals used for the activity, this lesson can be used with … Continue reading

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