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Project Essentials Checklist | FreeBIEs | Tools | Project Based Learning | BIE

Project Essentials Checklist | FreeBIEs | Tools | Project Based Learning | BIE | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Project Based Learning for the 21st Century...

Good PBL Checklist for newbies!

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Project-Based Learning: Success Start to Finish

Visit http://www.edutopia.org/manor. Go inside Manor New Technology High School, where an unwavering commitment to an effective schoolwide PBL model keeps bo...

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Garden helps Sandy Spring Friends School students learn to grow nutritious food

Garden helps Sandy Spring Friends School students learn to grow nutritious food | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
At Sandy Spring Friends School, students get their hands dirty working, and learning, on a farm.

I would love to have a garden with my students!  So many learning opportunities!  Would make a good PBL...

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Six Affirmations for PBL Teachers

Six Affirmations for PBL Teachers | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Andrew Miller (@betamiller on Twitter) is a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, an organization specializing in 21st century project-based learning, as well as for ASCD,...

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Using Technology to Discover Geography and Geology Outside the Classroom

Third graders become historians, writers, and videographers as they explore the geography and geology of their community. If you liked this video, consider s...

Great idea to partner with high school students and retired teachers.  And of course, go project-based learning!

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Laptops replace lectures in some area schools - JSOnline

Laptops replace lectures in some area schools - JSOnline | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Waukesha - Last year, Kim Crosby spent about 80% of her class time teaching math concepts at Waukesha STEM Academy. For the other 20%, she helped students individually.

"Why is memorization and fact-regurgitation so heavily valued when school leaders and employers say they want greater problem-solving and critical thinking skills from graduates?"

"What is clear, at least to Miron, is that research suggests well-executed project-based learning builds higher-level thinking skills in students, and that an engaging teacher - technology or no technology - is essential."

Go project-based learning and technology in the classroom!

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Combining SEL and Social Studies

Combining SEL and Social Studies | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Blogger Maurice Elias presents a social studies lesson that challenges students to think with their heads and their hearts.

Good idea for project-based learning to combine SEL and Social Studies.

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Getting Started with Project-Based Learning (Hint: Don't Go Crazy)

Getting Started with Project-Based Learning (Hint: Don't Go Crazy) | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Before the start of the school year, many of us want to use the remaining weeks of summer to learn some new skills -- such as project-based learning (PBL).

Great advice!  I plan on following it soon!!

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Math game adds up to win

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"The Fantasy Baseball Math Program was a great way to expand Pirates Charities educational programming; the program has a clear connection to baseball, but it also has proven academic outcomes for the kids who participate."

Isn't it amazing how well project based learning works!

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The Teacher Report: Project Based Assignments tha... - WeAreTeachers

The Teacher Report: Project Based Assignments tha... - WeAreTeachers | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
 
What do you get when you mix critical thinking, hands-on experiences and creative expression?  A project!

PBL!

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How Project-Based Learning Builds 21st-Century Skills

How Project-Based Learning Builds 21st-Century Skills | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Suzie Boss (@suzieboss on Twitter) is a journalist and author of Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age.

Project-based learning + 21st century skills = awesome

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Educational Technology Guy: Project Based Learning

Educational Technology Guy: Project Based Learning | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it

Great project-based learning advice and resources.

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An Introduction to Project-Based Learning

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An Introduction to Project-Based Learning...

I am very interested in project-based learning for my future classroom, and this video provides a good intro.

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Students, Teachers Get First Look at New Math Garden

Students, Teachers Get First Look at New Math Garden | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Dacusville Middle and Clemson’s landscape architecture department have partnered to create a unique learning landscape at the middle school.

Love project-based learning!

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