Lessons for Life Practice Learning with Ginger Lewman Transformative Principal 144


Ginger Lewman is a keynoter and consultant in Kansas.

  • The power of connecting with others

  • Campaign Trail Collaboration

  • These are the projects that we can do.

  • Lessons for Life Practice Learning <-Amazon link ESSDACK Link

  • What are the important elements of project-based learning?

  • Questions to ask as you start doing PBL.

  • Optimal Ambiguity - how to create an environment where kids want to make sense of their situation.

  • Be OK with every kid not being exactly the same.

  • Launch

  • Groupings

  • High expectations

  • Presentation

  • Preparing for PBL

  • Launch - how to set up PBL to be engaging.

  • How to deal with having learning goals posted when

  • The essential question to ask when starting Project Based Learning activities.

  • Culture of schools - we unintentionally group kids to create bullies.

  • Three ways to think about grouping.

  • Ability, interest, readiness

  • Good group-workers and bad group-workers

  • 3 people in a group is optimal.

  • How to deal with friends in groups.

  • How to be a transformative principal? Know why you want to do it.

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