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Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning | Edutopia - 10 views

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    "This classroom guide is intended to inspire and expand your thinking about effective assessment for project-based learning. The tips are organized to follow the arc of a project. First comes planning, then the launch into active learning, and then a culminating presentation. Reflection is the final stage."
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How to Get Projects Off to a Good Start - 4 views

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    "In project-based learning, project kickoff is an exciting day -- and for good reason. This is when PBL shifts from planning to active learning -- the moment when students enter the picture. By planning entry events that fire up their curiosity, you'll engage students' sense of inquiry right from the start."
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AlternativeTo.net - 1 views

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    "AlternativeTo is a new approach to finding good software. Tell us what application you want to replace and we give you great alternatives, based on user recommendations."

    Software And Apps for Windows, Linux, Mac, iPhone, Android, Web Apps/Online And Other Platforms
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Grand Challenges for Engineering - 4 views

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    "The National Academy of Engineering (NAE), at the request of the National Science Foundation, convened a committee of leading technical thinkers to create a list of the grand challenges and opportunities for engineering facing those born at the dawn of this new century."
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Giving Anonymously - 5 views

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    "A non-profit organization facilitating generosity between people."
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Martin Institute for Teaching Excellence - 5 views

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    Providing world-class professional development opportunities for educators.
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Poster-Street.com - 6 views

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    Download and print free posters for school, office or home.
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Interactives - 3 views

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    "...strategies, content, and activities that can enhance and improve students' skills in a variety of curricular areas. "
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Recycle Old, Broken Crayons into Fun New Shapes - 5 views

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    Fun way to avoid throwing away those broken crayons.
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Buck Institute for Education - 1 views

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    Project Based Learning

    "Dedicated to improving 21st Century teaching and learning throughout the world by creating and disseminating products, practices and knowledge for effective Project Based Learning."
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Gajitz - 6 views

shared by Clif Mims on 16 Mar 10 - Cached
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    Great Gadgets, Strange Science & Technology with a Twist

    "Gajitz is as much an interactive archive of innovations past, present and futuristic as it is a collection of the latest and greatest gadget designs, sensational scientific discoveries and terrific new technologies … with a twist. The primary focus of this tech publication (read: blog) is on objects, finds anddesigns that defy particular typologies, wander away from convention and are more than merely consumable objects."
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National Lab Day - 1 views

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    An initiative to build local communities of support that will foster ongoing collaborations among volunteers, students and educators. Volunteers, university students, scientists, engineers, other STEM professionals and, more broadly, members of the community are working together with educators and students to bring discovery-based science experiences to students in grades K-12. When an educator posts a project, our system will help them get the resources needed to bring that project to fruition.
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BrainPOP ESL - 1 views

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    An Animated Educational Site for English Language Students of all ages.

    Games, Lesson Plans, Teaching Tools, Activities, Animated Movies, for TESOL, TOEFL, ELL and EFL learners
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WordAhead: Vocabulary Videos - 6 views

shared by Clif Mims on 11 Oct 09 - Cached
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    "This website has a collection of short, simple and fun video clips to correctly define and provide examples of around 800 words in context. The videos are entirely appropriate for middle and high school students. The students are encouraged to play with words,create their own vocabulary videos and upload their work to the website. Teachers may direct activities and assign word projects to the students. The Study Room allows personalized list creation and sharing. Visitors can also sign up to receive a word of the day in the email."
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