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Practicing Project-Based Learning. Posted on 2012/07/23 | Leave a comment. Source: KQED, Jul 2012. Share this: Twitter · Facebook. Like this: Like. Be the first to like this. This entry was posted in Uncategorized.
"As a child, I grew up in a world that was dominated by left-brained thinking. Both my parents were in professions that required in-depth analytical thinking. The “rule” in my house was: “If you break something, try to fix it. Only THEN come ask Dad for help.” Looking back now, I realize something I never understood then — what he had instilled was an ability to think critically. Along with creativity, collaboration, and communication, critical thinking is one of the four components of learning in the 21st century. Unlike the other three, critical thinking is often difficult to reduce to bite-size pieces of understanding and challenging to teach to others."
Read on for an example of teaching critical thinking with a first grade class as well as a look at 3 underlying components to critical thinking.
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TB By Peter Skillen Project Based Learning can mean different things to different people, and can be practiced in a variety of ways. For educators who w (RT @MindShiftKQED What's the best way to practice project-based learning?
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Even in this ideal environment, the temptation of digital distraction was too high. I might view this akin to addictive behavior now, and realize that students need more explicit support in order to do the right thing for their learning. I think that the biggest mistake that I made was to fail to have explicit guidelines for use of technology