We have spent the past two weeks in class learning about plant and animal cells and all of their organelles. It's been quite the adventure! My students have worked hard to do research on their own and are in the process now of truly taking their new knowledge to the next level. Writing stories! Here are some samples of the great work so far:
Our stories will have an elementary school audience. The students have complete freedom in the theme of their story and the grade level they are writing for (within elementary school). When students are able to take the knowledge they've gained and simplify it to the point that very young students can understand it, they've mastered the content well enough to teach it themselves.
Overall, when students are having fun, they want to learn. If I can help them reignite a love for learning, I consider that a big win! Thanks for checking out our progress!
Brent Clarkson, M.Ed.