Rachel Pickett
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  • Denver, CO
  • United States
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Jamie Hill replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Projects Going On In Our Classrooms in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"I have worked out the details. Well for now. Take a look at my PBL lesson plans Tile my Bathroom (Area) Cell Phone Usage (systems of equations) Ticket Sales (Systems of inequalities) Angry Birds (Parabola) A few things I see…"
Aug 2, 2011
Jamie Hill replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Projects Going On In Our Classrooms in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"I havent hashed out all the specifics yet, but I am planning a PBL based in the game Angry Birds to teach about parabolas."
Jul 10, 2011
Roxanne Chadwick commented on Rachel Pickett's group Kids collaborating: social emotional learning
"I am a student at the University of Maine for Early Childhood Education currently taking an Educational Technology class.  I am very interested in collaborative interactions in classroom settings.  I would be interested in learning ways to…"
Mar 22, 2011
Rachel Pickett replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Connecting School, Home, and Projects in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Thanks!"
Oct 18, 2010
Rachel Pickett replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Projects Going On In Our Classrooms in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Here's a video of my students' final product on their sustainable cities designs. I've never gotten this much work out of my students as a whole before! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZxYSe26O9I&feature=channel I'm happy…"
Sep 22, 2010
Rachel Pickett replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Projects Going On In Our Classrooms in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Thanks! Sorry I didn't get back to you until now, but I didn't see your answer for some reason. Cool blog!"
Sep 22, 2010
Rachel Pickett replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Projects Going On In Our Classrooms in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Thanks! This is very helpful. Sorry I didn't get back to you until now. For some reason I missed your response until now."
Sep 22, 2010
Terry Smith replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Projects Going On In Our Classrooms in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Hi Rachel, A couple of links that I find helpful as starters for planning and assessment are these: http://pbl-online.org/ http://www.lullah.com/49ers/assessment.html I confess that I tend to lean toward as much flexibility as possible when…"
Sep 13, 2010
Sue Boudreau replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Projects Going On In Our Classrooms in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Rachel, thanks for starting this. I was once again inspired by PBL Better with Practice, to reflect more deeply on exactly HOW to get a project off the ground. Basically, for me it comes down to do it myself first. The blog is at…"
Sep 12, 2010
Rachel Pickett replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Projects Going On In Our Classrooms in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"We just completed a first small project in a unit on Natural Resources. Students designed 'sustainable cities' based on scientific technology that's being invented as we speak. There were effective aspects, and ineffective aspects of…"
Sep 12, 2010
Rachel Pickett added a discussion to the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
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Projects Going On In Our Classrooms

This is space to discuss, trouble-shoot, and share what's working in the projects going on in our classrooms.
Sep 12, 2010
Rachel Pickett replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Welcome, New Members in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Hi! Wow, there are some pretty amazing educators here. I've posted on this group, but I want to introduced myself. I'm a high school social studies teacher in Denver. I'm trying to build a problem-solving based classroom -- meaning my…"
Aug 14, 2010
Rachel Pickett replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Gulf Project Resources in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Great resources. Thanks!"
Aug 14, 2010
Rachel Pickett replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Starting the year... creating a PBL classroom in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"I like this! :) How do you do discipline in your room if kids don't follow rules?"
Aug 6, 2010
Bob Greenberg replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Starting the year... creating a PBL classroom in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Jonah, I also just ordered these books. I learn from the master. Thank you to a fellow Connecticut Yankee."
Aug 6, 2010
Suzie Boss replied to Rachel Pickett's discussion Starting the year... creating a PBL classroom in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Hi Rachel, I like the positive tone in this list of "rules." Instead of cautions ("don't do this"), you have a framework for how to work well together. How about something that encourages asking questions, entertaining wild…"
Aug 3, 2010

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Adams 12 Five Star School District
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About Me
I'm a creative teacher and person! I can teach secondary Language Arts or Social Studies, and am currently looking for a job. I'm jazzed to find ways to bring technology and problem-solving into the classroom, and look forward to sharing thoughts and ideas with you.

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At 1:18pm on July 7, 2010, Suzie Boss said…
Hi Rachel,
Welcome to the PBL~Better with Practice group. Feel free to jump into any ongoing discussions, or start a new one with a question of your own. It's a great group for brainstorming and sharing good ideas.
Look forward to the conversation.
~Suzie
 
 
 

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