All posts by Ryan Milani

10 year teacher in the Knox County Schools system. Currently the TPaCK coach at Career Magnet Academy (CMA).

Project-Based Learning (Day 3)

Today our teachers are finalizing their products.  What a great PD session that actually “graduates” you with a product you can take back to your classroom.  Also, they practiced what is called Critical Friends Protocol.  It’s important for teachers and scholars to provide each other feedback but as teachers we need to practice this and also purposefully teach this to our students.






Project-Based Learning (Day 1)

Today, the CMA rockstars are at Hall Elementary participating in the Buck Institute for Education’s Project-Based Learning training.  Here are some shots from our experiences:


Maria presents on Significant Content



(Left to Right:  Kay, John, Sue)






Jill Shinlever


Jill Black