A Planning Guide For Project-Based Learning In The Elementary Classroom –

PBL Spotlight: 5th Grade Restaurant Math Tipping Guide

by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD

Every year since their kindergarten years I have extended my offer to teachers of my daughters to help out in any way they might find useful. Some of them have taken me up on my offer and asked me to chaperone a field trip or help with some minor classroom activities on special occasions, and I was happy to help.

But I was ecstatic in 2017, when my oldest daughter’s 5th-grade teacher, Kristen Rowling (now Taylor) asked me to collaborate on some PBL planning and co-teaching. What we came up with together was a relatively short project that incorporated an authentic audience and a product that helped her contextualize a need to learn how to mathematically work with decimals and percentages in meaningful ways.

This project isn’t meant to serve as an exemplar–for that please

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Taking America Again

Department Of EducationCash is crucial ingredient that acts as a driving pressure to spend our life. As acknowledged in the article titled Police: Alcohol a Factor in School Pupil’s Demise in Pittman Heart by WBIR Staff , Investigators said they suspect alcohol was an element within the demise of a college student in Sevier County on Friday evening, October 9, 2014. Officers responded to a cardiac arrest call at a rental cabin on Pinnacle Vista Highway in Pittman Center shortly after 10 p.m. inside they found Thomas J. Marshall unresponsive. Paramedics took Marshall, who attended University of Dayton in Ohio, to LeConte Medical Center where officers pronounced him useless.” Pittman Police Chief Logan Carr talks within the matter. He states, A preliminary post-mortem discovered that Marshall didn’t endure any injuries that may have killed him. Investigations stated alcohol was a factor in the 21-yr-outdated’s loss of life however are nonetheless ready for … Read more

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