How to make Interactive Journals work for you

Use Interactive Journals Effectively

As a homeschooler, can you use interactive journals effectively for your school? Interactive journals are huge right now. But, if you’re just coming across them, you might be asking yourself, “How do I use interactive journals effectively so I’m not wasting time and money?” The goal of all educators is often not to “just educate.” It’s …

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Venn Diagram of IBL versus PBL

Teaching or Learning Method? Project vs Problem vs Inquiry Based Learning

Since the dawn of semi-organized education, pedagogy has been explored. The methods of teaching are wide and varying with varying degrees of success. Our favourites happen to be those based on more or less natural learning styles: Project Based Learning (PBL), Problem Based Learning (PBL), and Inquiry Based Learning (IBL). Let’s be clear on something. …

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Old Mulberry Tree in front of a vineyard

Mulberry: Beyond The Pollen Offender

Mulberries are often written off as a scrub tree, growing along and in fence lines, out of the side of other trees, and often too close to house foundations. They get in these unlikely and unwanted places because birds feast on the fruit in June and July when it’s ripe, spreading it’s seed wherever they …

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torcherbearer of scientific knowledge, torchbearer, science communication, scicomm, pitfalls

What does it take to be a torchbearer of scientific knowledge?

Being a torchbearer of knowledge, especially scientific knowledge, is a fun journey. You learn so many useful, life changing things. There are so many ways to take any situation and come up with solutions that make life better. And yet, there is the potential to be misunderstood when you share the knowledge. Or worse, the …

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