Rhythms that Spark Passion Pt. 1

Explosive Habits and Routines Last night, my wife and I were watching an episode of Carpool Karaoke with James Corden and special guest Billie Eilish. As Eilish recounted her childhood fascination with music, Corden asked her a question that caught my attention. He said, “You had a rule when you were growing up. You’re parents […]

The Power of Publishing

Over the past few years, our middle school has emphasized Project-Based Learning (PBL). PBL is a specific, inquiry-based model for teaching that has several distinct elements. One of the most powerful of Buck Institute’s Seven Essential PBL Elements is the final, “Public Product.” This pivotal, last stage of the project is where students share their […]