This blog post addresses five questions to ask yourself if you are not satisfied with the quality of work coming from students. Using these questions to guide and refine your teaching will support you and your students as you strive for excellence in project products.
This engaging book draws on examples from Envision Education schools, as well as other leading schools around the country, to show how the concept of deeper learning can meet the need for students who are both college and career ready and engaged in their own education.
This article, by Ron Berger of Expeditionary Learning, explains how he built a culture of excellence in his classroom at Shutesbury Elementary School. Berger explains how he used critique protocols, public audiences, models of excellence, and lots of time for multiple drafts and rehearsals to nurture a culture in which students created and cared about high-quality work.