Heather Wolpert-Gawron

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Teaching the Executive Summary: Applying Real Life to School Life

Teaching the Executive Summary: Applying Real Life to School Life

By on September 24, 2011

OK, so there they are: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. They are in your audience and have their checkbooks out looking for a new cause to fund. Will it be yours? So began my schpeel on writing an Executive Summary

DARPA project con’t: Research and Questioning

DARPA project con’t: Research and Questioning

By on September 18, 2011

As my readers may know, my students are planning for the future of the human species. This year, as I have described in an earlier post, I am dedicating much of the year to Project-Based Learning and trying to make

The Power of Teaching Something You Know Nothing About

The Power of Teaching Something You Know Nothing About

By on September 6, 2011

This year, I have decided to teach solely in Project-Based Writing. I’m defining Project-Based Writing as a series of constructed units built around authentic assessment, authentic audience, and authentic learning that incorporates the multiple writing genres. That is, it’s all