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Andrew Larson is a Science and Language Arts Facilitator at Columbus Signature Academy New Tech High School, part of New Tech Network. Follow him on Twitter: @andrewmlarson

Smart Review | Is There PBE In Your Water?

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Teacher and parent Andrew Larson takes advantage of his family's vacation to do a fun product review and get in some place-based education practice that could benefit his biology classroom.

Smart Review | Sparking Student Coding Skills with the Sparki Robot

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I recently brought the Sparki programmable robot to my classroom for some expert student review and discovered that Sparki is an engaging and rewarding introduction to computer programming and robotics.

Smart Review | Todo Math is a Great Daily Adventure

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After spending a morning testing it out, both my son and I found the Todo math app to be user-friendly and fun, and feel it is without a doubt a great math learning tool.

Teaching Students Collaboration Skills Using The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

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At my school, we use one of my favorite books on teamwork to help students understand the necessary components of a functioning team based on a hierarchy of issues teams often face.

5 Myths of Project-Based Learning Dissected and Debunked

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There are often misconceptions about project-based learning, so here are five PBL myths addressed from my own perspective and experience working in a school and system that has successfully implemented PBL.

Revolutionizing Teacher Professional Development

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When I agreed to help open our new school and build the foundation of its culture, I had no idea the education I was about to receive. Here are the highlights of what I learned over this challenging process.

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