You may become very busy when your fellow teachers learn that you will help them design projects for their class. Over the years, I have found that the teachers that approach me fall into a few distinct categories:

  • Teachers who have seen a project on social media, at a conference, or from a fellow teacher and want to do it with their students.
  • Teachers who have a clear idea of what they want their kids to make, though they may not know the logistics of how to do it.
  • Teachers who have a vague idea for a project and need a lot of help in fleshing it out.
  • Teachers who just want a hands-on activity for their kids and are open to anything.

As I mentioned in chapter 9, many teachers may not be interested in doing ...

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