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Student Directed Learning
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucas Ames Nov 16, 2009.

 

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Lucas Ames replied to Lucas Ames's discussion Student Directed Learning
"This is great, thanks!!"
Nov 16, 2009
Thomas Daccord replied to Lucas Ames's discussion Student Directed Learning
"Definitely. Here are some examples: “Day in the Life of a Hobo": http://edtechteacher.org/hobopodcast.html This interdisciplinary creative writing/historical simulation activity calls on students to research the plight of homeless…"
Nov 15, 2009
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Student Directed Learning

Has anyone done anything with HS and student directed learning? Would love to throw the plans and textbook away for a unit, but wanted to do some due diligence first.
Nov 15, 2009
Griselda commented on Lucas Ames's blog post Good Teachers Respond to Demand
"Teachers often get caught up with giving instructions to their students and demanding a certain level of performance in class. However, they fail to recognize the demands of their students (the customers) and their different learning needs. Teachers…"
Oct 15, 2009
Brittany Yurkovitch commented on Lucas Ames's blog post Good Teachers Respond to Demand
"I like your entrepreneurial angle on teaching. I started my own business in college after I noticed a lot of people throwing away perfectly good clothes and leaving them near dumpsters. I knew I could figure out something to with them and I turned…"
Oct 15, 2009
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Aug 10, 2009
Thomas Daccord commented on Lucas Ames's blog post Good Teachers Respond to Demand
"Interesting angle, Lucas. Thanks for the post and welcome to our community."
Aug 7, 2009
Lucas Ames posted a blog post

Good Teachers Respond to Demand

The other day I dusted off an old copy of Steve Mariotti’s The Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting and Running a Business. As I flipped through the book (of course, with my nascent blog at the front of my mind), a section heading stopped me in my tracks: “HOW ENTREPRENEURS RESPOND TO DEMAND.” In this section, Mariotti explains the story of Darryl, a young entrepreneur who started a video game rental service some time ago. At the time, none of the video stores in his Newark neighborhood…See More
Aug 5, 2009
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Good Teachers Respond to Demand

The other day I dusted off an old copy of Steve Mariotti’s The Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting and Running a Business. As I flipped through the book (of course, with my nascent blog at the front of my mind), a section heading stopped me in my tracks: “HOW ENTREPRENEURS RESPOND TO DEMAND.” In this section, Mariotti explains the story of Darryl, a young entrepreneur who started a video game rental service some time ago. At the time, none of the video stores in his Newark neighborhood… Continue

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