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Dr. Nancy Sulla’s Blog

Student-Driven Learning: “I Want, I Can, I Do!”

How do you ensure that students learn? … and not just for the moment or the test, but for the long term? How do you reduce “summer slide” or the fear that, if you do not review for a test, the students will not remember the content? That is, how do you produce meaningful learning […]

Start the Year With a Priming Plan

In the Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom students take charge of their own learning, guided by a masterful teacher who puts a bridge in place to ensure their success. That first week or two of school is your opportunity to prime your students for success in your classroom. The Priming Plan is the key to a powerful […]

An Empathy-Driven Design Process

The engineering design process (see video) is about creating that which does not yet exist. You formulate a problem, explore content related to it, ideate to brainstorm possible solutions, sift through those to select the most effective and feasible, simulate the solution through a prototype you can test, and then, advocate for that solution.   […]