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Project-Based Learning for Digital Citizens | Edutopia - 0 views

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    A major award! I'm honoring them for stepping outside the comfort zone of the school system that they have been subject to for most of their lives, authoring their own learning, and in the process, enjoying it. However, this transition did not come easily, and it took them some time to adjust to this format. 
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Ten Takeaway Tips for Teaching Critical Thinking | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Suggestions from educators at KIPP King Collegiate High School on how to help develop and assess critical thinking skills in your students.
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The Shield of Achilles Project: How I Used Digital Video to Make Classical Lit Relevant... - 0 views

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    Blogger Kenneth Olden shares the thinking and feeling behind a project-based learning unit that brings Homer's Iliad to life and increases student engagement. 
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National Parks: Project-Based Learning in Our Most Important Places | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Some examples of rich and rewarding learning opportunities offered in our national parks. 

    Milton Chen is senior fellow and executive director emeritus at Edutopia and sits on the National Advisory Board at National Park Service. He is also the author of Education Nation: The Six Leading Edges of Innovation.
Don Doehla

Twenty Tips for Managing Project-Based Learning | Edutopia - 56 views

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    Ideas related to project managers and other group title should prove to be respectful and success management tool.
Don Doehla

How to Write Effective Driving Questions for Project-Based Learning | Edutopia - 27 views

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    Good driving questions are written to help guide the teacher and the student. 
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    Andrew Millar on Edutopia - a blog entry on Driving Questions
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    Andrew Miller has a great blog piece on Edutopia about Driving Questions, and how to craft them well.
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Connecting Project-Based and Blended Learning | Edutopia - 0 views

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    PBL and blended learning prove to be two educational approaches worth combining.
Don Doehla

Debunking Five Myths About Project-Based Learning | Edutopia - 30 views

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    "Here are some common misconceptions and how you could respond with a "fact check" if you're trying to explain or defend PBL. "
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    Good article highlighting some of the misconceptions we can have about PBL.
Joanna Sanders

What Does Successful Project-Based Learning Look Like? | Edutopia - 0 views

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    The end of the school year provides educators with opportunities to reflect: blogger Bob Lenz used his time to create a working definition of project based learning.
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Summer PD: Want Better Project-Based Learning? Use Social and Emotional Learning | Edut... - 0 views

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    Thom Markham is a psychologist, educator, and president of Global Redesigns, an international consulting organization focused on project-based learning, social-emotional learning, youth development, and 21st-century school design.  He discusses the connection between Project-based learning and social and emotional learning.  
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Summer PD: How to Build a Calendar for Project-Based Learning | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Teachers build a Calendar for Project-Based Learning.
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Tips for Using Project-Based Learning to Teach Math Standards | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Andrew Miller provides tips for conducting Math PBL projects with examples
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Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning | Edutopia - 67 views

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    Newest classroom guide from Edutopia focuses on assessment strategies and tools for PBL. "Tips" are organized to follow the arc of a project.
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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. Download this today and get started! 
Suzie Boss

Project-Based Learning: A Case for Not Giving Up - 18 views

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    Edutopia post about sticking with PBL, even when it's hard, with hat tip to Bianca's Blog.
Scott Ashwell

Diplomas for (Would-Be) Dropouts: Project Learning Serves the Most At-Risk Students | E... - 0 views

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    The school's approach to reengaging students in learning has an important twist: Downtown's curriculum is entirely project based. Its alternative format allows students to choose a thematic, integrated pathway of subjects each semester, find connections among these subjects in real-world settings, and, hopefully, discover their passions along the way.
Michelle Krill

Put to the Test: Confronting Concerns About Project Learning | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Questions abound about the inquiry-based teaching approach. Here are answers, from how to meet standards to how to keep control of the classroom.
Jeff Johnson

Start with the Pyramid: Real-World Issues Motivate Students | Edutopia - 0 views

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    In a growing number of schools, educators are echoing Papert's assertion that engaging students by starting with the concrete and solving hands-on, real-world problems is a great motivator. Ultimately, they say, such project-based learning that freely crosses disciplines provides an education superior to the traditional "algebra at age nine, Civil War at ten, Great Expectations at eleven" structure.
Suzie Boss

Stronger Together: Make Project Planning a Collaborative Practice | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Grade 9 math teacher is blogging about her team's collaborative project design. Good insights into working with colleagues, across disciplines, with technology, etc.
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