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Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
If kids can access information from sources other than school, and if school is no longer the only place where information lives, what, then happens to the
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"Foster inquiry by scaffolding curiosity." Good approach.

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Part 5... 14 Amazing Project Sites.... A STEM, PBL, Common Core Series... A Goldmine of Resources

Part 5... 14 Amazing Project Sites.... A STEM, PBL, Common Core Series... A Goldmine of Resources | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
Welcome to a series that is must read for any PBL or STEM educator.  It will include information to reflect and build upon as you consider both PBL and STEM.  Best of all, it will finish with over ...
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Some PBL resources and links

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11 Steps Of Effective Project-Based Learning In A Blended Classroom - TeachThought

11 Steps Of Effective Project-Based Learning In A Blended Classroom - TeachThought | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
What is the relationship between project-based learning and blended learning? This article takes a look, and offers 11 specific steps for effective PBL planning.
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PBL steps with online tools.

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What is PBL? | Project Based Learning | BIE

What is PBL? | Project Based Learning | BIE | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
Project Based Learning for the 21st Century
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Good overview of PBL

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What’s the Best Way to Practice Project Based Learning? | MindShift

What’s the Best Way to Practice Project Based Learning? | MindShift | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
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
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Dimensions of PBL and so good sites and resources, as well.

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Education World: Project-Based Learning: Why and How?

Education World: Project-Based Learning: Why and How? | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
Read about the benefits of project-based learning and get tips on implementing this key instructional strategy.
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Clear overview and reasons for PBL.

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Clear overview and reasons for PBL.

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Project Based Learning: I did it my way « The Learning Spy

Project Based Learning: I did it my way « The Learning Spy | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
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Some interesting observations on PBL.

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Project-Based Learning Leads to Innovation

Project-Based Learning Leads to Innovation | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
Unique, project-based learning opportunities foster students' passion and creativity and allow teachers to promote innovation and Deeper Learning.
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I love the idea of "Innovation Time" for students every week. More benefits of a project based learning approach.

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What Is Project-Based Learning? - Edudemic

What Is Project-Based Learning? - Edudemic | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
What is Project-Based Learning? A look at one of the biggest trends in education and technology right now. All in a simple video!
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Useful video.

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Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
If kids can access information from sources other than school, and if school is no longer the only place where information lives, what, then happens to the
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"Foster inquiry by scaffolding curiosity." Good approach.

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Ideas for Digital Citizenship PBL Projects

Ideas for Digital Citizenship PBL Projects | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
More and more, we're hearing the term "Digital Citizenship." I think we should simply call it "Citizenship."

In our increasingly connected world, what it means to be a citizen is contextualized by m
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3 Types Of Project-Based Learning Symbolize Its Evolution

3 Types Of Project-Based Learning Symbolize Its Evolution | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
3 Types Of Project-Based Learning Symbolize Its Evolution
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Project-Based Learning Professional Development Guide

Project-Based Learning Professional Development Guide | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it

This guide is organized into six sections:
1. Introduction
2. Why Is PBL Important?
3. What Is PBL About?
4. How Does PBL Work?

5. Workshop Activities

6. Resources for PBL


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Seven Essentials for Project-Based Learning

Seven Essentials for Project-Based Learning | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it

Giving Students Meaningful Work...


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4 Keys To Designing A Project-Based Learning Classroom - TeachThought

4 Keys To Designing A Project-Based Learning Classroom - TeachThought | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
What are the keys designing a project-based learning classroom? It starts with the teacher.
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How PBL can overcome this type of classroom. "Students take notes, finish assignments at home, and hope to memorize enough information just long enough to pass a test."

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Ofsted good to great in seven steps - SecEd

In February, Ofsted graded Hall Mead School as outstanding across all categories. Headteacher Simon London takes us through seven steps on their journey from good to great, all connected by a relentless focus on teaching and learning.
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Some interesting insights. Applicable to Australia?

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What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Isn’t | MindShift

What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Isn’t | MindShift | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
Screenshot/High Tech High The term "project-based learning" gets tossed around a lot in discussions about how to connect students to what they're learnin
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Discovery needs to arise from project itself. Some examples.

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Making Tech Work for Kids and Teachers

Making Tech Work for Kids and Teachers | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
Advances in technology in the classroom often focus on how it is improving teaching and not learning. Why don't we invite students to help change the format and flow of the learning?
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More of a blended learning approach.

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Experts & NewBIEs | Bloggers on Project Based Learning: Does Project Based Learning Teach Critical Thinking?

Experts & NewBIEs | Bloggers on Project Based Learning: Does Project Based Learning Teach Critical Thinking? | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
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Importance of critical thinking and non Googleable Driving Questions to PBL.

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How to Make Your Classroom a Thinking Space

How to Make Your Classroom a Thinking Space | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: Guiding Deeper Inquiry by Jane Krauss and Suzie Boss. It was published this month by Corwin.
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The 8 Elements Project-Based Learning Must Have - Edudemic

The 8 Elements Project-Based Learning Must Have - Edudemic | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
If you're contemplating using Project-Based Learning or are already trying out the latest craze to hit the modern classroom, you should know about this checklist.
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10 ways to Ensure Significant Content is part of Project Based Learning ... PBL Essential Elements Series

10 ways to Ensure Significant Content is part of Project Based Learning ... PBL Essential Elements Series | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
Welcome to a continuing series of posts based on the eight essential elements (BIE) that make up project Based learning. In this post I would like to focus on "significant content. I have ten ideas...
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Should I teach problem-, project-, or inquiry-based learning?

Should I teach problem-, project-, or inquiry-based learning? | Newington Project Based Learning | Scoop.it
Lately, there have been a bunch of buzzwords floating around the education world that all seem to mean the same thing. You’ve probably heard them: problem-
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