Problem-Based Learning

Problem-Based learning is meant to teach students by giving them a problem and having them solve. It is meant to put the students in a real situation and having them solve it. Problem-based learning is student oriented. It is shifted from the focus on teaching to actually focusing on learning. When students are faced with…

Hey Good Lookin’, Whatcha Got Cookin’? Week 3

My boyfriend, Elias, goes through little spurts where he decides that he wants to be healthy. He recently applied for a job at a detentions office, so in order to do that he has to be in shape. So, he has been eating healthy, working out, you know.. the whole shebang. This past week Elias…

Personal Learning Network

Before researching “PLN” I had never heard of such a thing. A Personal Learning Network is actually really interesting! Personal: You can make it personal by staying connected and building relationships with anyone that you want to! Other teachers, school administrators, professors, etc. This way you will always have some one to talk to and…

Passion-Based Learning

One of the articles I read mentioned that when teachers show passion in what they are teaching, the students want to be passionate about that subject also. I definitely agree with this! When a teacher shows that they really care about the certain subject, and you can tell that they really care about it, it…

Hey Good Lookin’, Whatcha Got Cookin’? Week 2

So, this week I may have slacked a little bit. Oops. I didn’t cook as much as I would have liked, but I read a lot of interesting things, and I got to cook a little bit here and there! 🙂 Unfortunately, I didn’t cook any BIG dinners of any sort this week. I did…

Hey good lookin’, whatcha got cookin’? Week 1

I’ve had SO much fun this week with my independent-learning project. I’ve learned quite a bit so far, and it’s only been the first week doing it! I’ve made a couple great meals. It was a very busy week for me, I would have liked to cook every night… but unfortunately I wasn’t able to….