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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.
Suzie Boss

Immersive PBL: Indiana Project Reaches Far Beyond the Classroom | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Anyone who wonders whether project-based learning can deliver rigorous, meaningful learning should pay attention to the lessons that emerged from a remarkable project called Dots in Blue Water.
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    This project is an awesome example of how far students can go with real-world challenges. And it all started because a teacher was wise enough to take a student's question seriously.
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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

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.
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: Use the News to Keep Projects Real | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Suzie Boss from Edutopia will be hosting a session called "Ripped from the Headlines" at ISTE 2011.  She will be discussing her approach to using real world news events in the classroom.
Ruth Howard

Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits - 7 views

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    Art DIY Tech Electronics Gadget design make
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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! 
medo simo

documentary - 0 views

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    good work
Pam Cannon

Project Based Learning - Soap - 14 views

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    Project based learning covers a wide spectrum of the curriculum. See how a familiar substance - soap - is able to excite students to learn
Pam Cannon

Inquiry-based Learning on Garbage - 16 views

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    Primary students really benefit from this type of learning
Pam Cannon

Summer of the Swans:How to Use a Novel as a Project - 16 views

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    This beautiful novel opens the door to discussions about mental health, family dynamics and so much more.
Pam Cannon

Wizard of Oz WebQuest - 2 views

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    Young students are encouraged to use web based learning and WebQuests are a great way to introduce them to this. Combining literature with computer research encourages even the most reluctant of learners!
Rick Davidson

Guide to Project Based Learning - 32 views

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    Defines PBL and provides research, project guides, resources, and examples. 
Aaron Shaw

Catapult design project - 21 views

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    "Your team has been assigned the task of designing a catapult capable of delivering a specific projectile to a prescribed target. You will be loaned a generic catapult and a projectile for this project. "
David Wetzel

Using the Web 2.0 WallWisher Tool in Science Classes - 14 views

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    What is Wallwisher and why use it? Its a Web 2.0 application which allows students to express their thoughts or share information on a science concept.
David Wetzel

Investigating Natural Disasters Using Web 2.0 Tools - 14 views

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    When word of a natural disaster is spreading from somewhere in the world or announced on the news, students can use Google Earth to conduct an investigation of the disaster's effect.
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