Tag: Problem Based Learning

The Midwest is in a deep freeze; is climate change the culprit?

I had a hunch.  When Al Roker said think of the polar vortex like a hurricane, I thought the extreme weather that the Midwest is currently having must be linked to climate change.  I’m not an expert in the field, but I’ve spent years teaching about the topic because it’s one of the most challenging... Read more »

An architectural error turns into a relevant opportunity for Problem Based Learning

An architectural error turns into a relevant opportunity for Problem Based Learning
Two weeks ago, I wrote a post on mistakes, explaining how many can be used as excellent teaching tools. A couple of days ago, while I was reading the Tribune, I found an article about a glaring architectural error that could be used as a great study for Problem Based Learning (“PBL”) in any late... Read more »