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Don Doehla

Twenty Tips for Managing Project-Based Learning | Edutopia - 84 views

    In honor of Edutopia's 20th anniversary, we're producing a series of Top 20 lists, from the practical to the sublime.
Don Doehla

How to Trust Your Students via @Edutopia - 31 views

    "Education is catastrophically deficient in trust. Pro-accountability education reformers presume that, absent carrots and sticks, classrooms would be overrun with lazy and incapable teachers. Traditional instructors presume that, absent carrots and sticks, classrooms would be overrun with lazy and incapable students. Both viewpoints emerge from a noble desire to make classrooms high-performance spaces, but in actuality they suppress excellence."
    An excellent article - must read! via @Edutopia
Don Doehla

The Persistent Appeal of Technology in Learning | Edutopia - 26 views

    What do you think? Why do teachers like technology in learning contexts? I am curious to know your perspectives!
Don Doehla

Dispelling some misunderstandings about PBL, by Andrew Miller - 41 views

  • A PBL project includes both the creation of the authentic product aligned to the project AND the scaffolding, learning activities, drill and skill, etc., that must occur to support student creation of the final product.
  • Projects and PBL aren’t the same.
  • I use the Project Essential Elements checklist to ensure that I am in fact doing PBL and not projects.
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  • Voice and choice is an essential element of PBL.
  • if you are noticing copying, it might be a project design issue.
    Article on the distinction between "doing projects" and project-based learning.
    Project Based Learning
    Good new post by Andrew Miller on PBL vs. projects, and other myths
Margaret Moore-Taylor

Education Everywhere: International School Success Stories and Global Collaboration | E... - 47 views

    Lots of links here about integrating technology and education...from a global perspective.
A Gardner

Connecting to the 21st-Century Student | Edutopia - 110 views

  • This new generation of digital learners -- call them the MEdia Generation -- take in the world via the filter of computing devices: the cellular phones, handheld gaming devices, PDAs, and laptops they take everywhere, plus the computers, TVs, and game consoles at home.

Edutopia News / January 26, 2011 - 22 views

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