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David Wetzel

Integrating Technology into Project Based Learning - 20 views

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    "Integration of technology is an integral part of project based learning, because technology is an integral part of life outside the classroom as revealed in this part of the definition - "types of learning and work people do in the everyday world outside the classroom.""
David Wetzel

Three Project Based Learning Resources: Free Online Resources for Student Collaboration... - 20 views

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    Project based learning using all or any of the three online resources offers a dynamic approach to teaching in which students explore real-world problems and challenges.
David Wetzel

See How Easily You can Create a Project Based Learning Activity - 23 views

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    Project Based Learning is an instructional approach built upon authentic learning activities that engage student interest and motivation. These activities are designed to answer a question or solve a problem and generally reflect the types of learning and work people do in the everyday world outside the science or math classroom.
David Wetzel

Bottled Water Versus the Environment Case Study: Questions and Concerns of Pure Water o... - 5 views

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    Students use problem-based learning strategies and techniques to develop findings and make recommendations, along with preparing a press release in this case study.
David Wetzel

Project Based Learning in Mathematics: Learning Activities in Math Designed to Extend C... - 13 views

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    Six math projects that integrate real-world math problems are presented as a teaching strategy for helping students develop a greater understanding of math.
David Wetzel

The Math and Science of Junk Mail Project: A Problem Based Learning Activity for Enviro... - 8 views

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    An investigation into the cost of junk mail on society and the environment caused by the junk mail delivered to homes on a daily basis over a given period of time.
David Wetzel

Web Based Science Inquiry Learning Centers: Combining Online Resources with Classroom S... - 11 views

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    For a web-based learning to be truly effective it must be interactive. This means that it is not just a reformatted canned lesson of printed worksheets placed on the web. The web-based activity is inquiry-based and incorporates the full features available on the web - interactivity between computer and student. The learning activity must engage student critical thinking skills by using the scientific inquiry process.
David Wetzel

Algebraic Thinking Through Problem Solving: Exploring Problems That are Not Limited to ... - 9 views

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    For students to make connections in algebraic thinking in problem solving situations, it is important they learn to use algebra symbolism to represent known and unknown information. To this end they must express problem solving situations as linear, quadratic, or exponential models. This way of thinking also requires students to model, represent, analyze, and generalize contextualized problems in a variety of problem solving situations as they begin to think algebraically.
David Wetzel

Project Based Activities in Math and Science - 23 views

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    A project-based approach to science and math activities is enjoyable for every student and teacher involved. Fun activities, supported by making connections with concepts promote learning. Over the past decade an increasing number of studies have shown the positive impact of project-based learning on student achievement.
David Wetzel

Project Based Learning - Physical Science or Chemistry - 14 views

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    In project-based learning, preparation and planning are the most critical factors for success. The critical aspect of this formula for success is developing a clear understanding of what students are to achieve when they work on a project.
David Wetzel

Blue Sky - Why Not a Red Sky? - 7 views

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    Students learn strategies for resolving misconceptions they may regarding why the sky is blue.
David Wetzel

Project Based Learning - Math Activities - 24 views

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    Project-based learning or Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is one of the best teaching strategies for engaging students in realistic learning activities. Students are not only interested, they are also learning math in the process. Why? Because their minds are engaged, critical thinking is taking place!
Ruth Howard

2¢ Worth » A Day in Texas - 0 views

  • Students find problems in their local communities, and then use these tools to solve them.
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    David Warlick links to the East Project which emphasises a practical Project-Based learning model. Real life learning where student learning contributes to the greater pool of learning.
Angela Maiers

Developing Minds Inc - 0 views

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    Great resources for Active learning
Angela Maiers

Five Checkpoints to Brain Based Learning - Brain Leaders and Learners - 1 views

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    Great post on the brain and learning.
Angela Maiers

growing changing learning creating: Breaking the brain rules - 0 views

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    Great post w/ new take on "Brain Rules"
Angela Maiers

» Learning & the Brain: Resources for Educators   « Brain Fitness Revolution ... - 1 views

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    Brain Based Education
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