Tool to Distinguish Between Depth of Knowledge Levels - Robert Kaplinsky

How Old Is The Shepherd? 32 eighth grade students answer the question "There are 125 sheep and 5 dogs in a flock. How old is the shepherd?

How do the Common Core Math, ELA, and Next Gen Science Standards Overlap? - See how a Venn diagram helps articulate the commonalities between the CCSS ELA, CCSS Math, and NGSS practice standards.

How I Integrate Depth of Knowledge Into Mathematics - My successes and challenges with implementing depth of knowledge in the mathematics classroom.

Depth of Knowledge: When will students ever use this? What DOK level should I start my students off with? This and more in my DOK FAQ.

My favorite tool for helping students solve problems is the Problem Solving Framework. I love using it because it scaffolds students often underdeveloped critical thinking skills and helps them develop their own problem solving techniques.

What Does It Mean To Understand Mathematics? - Sixth grade students demonstrate on video how they can have procedural skill with subtracting fractions but no ability to apply that knowledge.

When this lack of collaboration permeates an entire school, teachers more closely resemble independent contractors than colleagues.

What have you learned from challenge at your school? Share new ideas and tips that you've learned along the way.

How do you think 32 grade students would respond to this nonsensical question: “There are 125 sheep and 5 dogs in a flock. How old is the shepherd?” Take a guess as to what percentage of them would give a numerical answer and then watch this video!

How do you incorporate problem-based learning into a unit? Here's 2 ways & 1 to avoid!

Answers to frequently asked questions about problem-based learning.

Lessons Learned from Lesson Study (Robert Kaplinsky - Glenrock Consulting)

Questions about problem-based learning in math education? Get your questions answered here.

Pin Nailed It. Failed It. So I’ve been wanting to make cake pops. But, mine didn’t turn out. So instead I modeled this pin attempt to the Cookie Monster Cupcake pin. My cake pop attempts are on.