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Should I teach problem-, project-, or inquiry-based learning?

Should I teach problem-, project-, or inquiry-based learning? | PBL | 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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I like the way the author easily defines the three and gives links for further understanding.

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TWCLibrary's curator insight, July 16, 2014 7:25 PM

Good definition of all three and includes links to examples

Ideas and resources for project based learning.
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Student Choice and Viral Videos

Student Choice and Viral Videos | PBL | Scoop.it
By creating and self-producing viral videos about their PBL topic, thinking like filmmakers will enhance students' ownership and deepen their learning.
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Garden-Based Learning: Engaging Students in Their Environment

Garden-Based Learning: Engaging Students in Their Environment | PBL | Scoop.it
From fairy gardens to garden towers, Walter Bracken STEAM Academy transformed its school grounds into a student-centered, garden-learning wonderland.
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I can attest to the power of having a school garden.  Students took a personal interest in the plants and proudly shared their produce!

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8 Awesome Project-Based Learning Blogs You Must Follow

8 Awesome Project-Based Learning Blogs You Must Follow | PBL | Scoop.it
These project-based learning blogs are among our favourites. They've got all the resources you need to begin or continue any PBL journey.
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Mindful Facilitation: Don’t Do Something, Just Stand There

Mindful Facilitation: Don’t Do Something, Just Stand There | PBL | Scoop.it
To help students find their own way in PBL, use mindfulness techniques like tuning into your own body, nonjudgmental observation, and embracing the "don't know" mind.
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STEAM + Project-Based Learning: Real Solutions From Driving Questions

STEAM + Project-Based Learning: Real Solutions From Driving Questions | PBL | Scoop.it
At Charles R. Drew Charter School, third-grade students use PBL to prepare for the next Snowpocalypse.
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6 Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in Project-Based Learning

6 Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in Project-Based Learning | PBL | Scoop.it
Blogger Andrew Miller offers six simple, effective approaches to differentiated instruction in project-based learning.
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5 Tips for Making Group Work Manageable

5 Tips for Making Group Work Manageable | PBL | Scoop.it
Encourage small-group effectiveness by clarifying the task, focusing on production, modeling successful behavior, monitoring progress, time, and noise, and building community.
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Download 448 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Download 448 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art | PBL | Scoop.it
You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry.
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Authenticity = Lifelong Learners

Authenticity = Lifelong Learners | PBL | Scoop.it
For students to care deeply about learning, provide significant content, the opportunity to apply real-world content skills, and an authentic purpose for a real-world need.
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Troubleshooting PBL

Troubleshooting PBL | PBL | Scoop.it
The perfect PBL experience is ever-changing, so be ready to ask questions, reflect, and revamp your approach while showing complete faith in your students' abilities.
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Helpful ideas!

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Tools for Differentiating Instruction in PBL

Tools for Differentiating Instruction in PBL | PBL | Scoop.it
Differentiate the content, process, and product of your PBL lessons with tools and practices like Learning Profile Cards, narrative feedback, and design thinking.
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Empowering Students With Design Thinking

Empowering Students With Design Thinking | PBL | Scoop.it
During a two-week design thinking project, middle-school students drew on their empathy for homeless people to design and build a prototype interim housing unit from shipping pallets.
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How to Make Sure That Project-based Learning is Applied Well in Schools

How to Make Sure That Project-based Learning is Applied Well in Schools | PBL | Scoop.it
It's not uncommon to see popular education strategies become muddied by people who don't understand them well.
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Fantastic article with meaningful suggestions for stepping up the PBL approach.

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Teachers Guide to Project-based Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers Guide to Project-based Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | PBL | Scoop.it
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Timely Feedback: Now or Never

Timely Feedback: Now or Never | PBL | Scoop.it
Feedback is necessary for learning. Be constructive, kind, and specific. Find strategies for responding promptly to student work, and give them opportunities to reflect before revising.  
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Most Likely To Succeed

Most Likely To Succeed | PBL | Scoop.it
The feature-length documentary 'Most Likely To Succeed' examines the history of education in the United States, revealing the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in todayʼs innovative world. The film explores compelling new approaches that aim to revolutionize teaching as we know it. After seeing this film, the way you think about “school” will never be the same.
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How to Engage Your Students With No-Cost Technology

How to Engage Your Students With No-Cost Technology | PBL | Scoop.it
Online 3D scans give students close-up views of historical artifacts and natural wonders, all without the cost and tactical considerations of a field trip.
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This is an exciting approach to studying history!

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Using The QFT To Drive Inquiry In Project-Based Learning -

Using The QFT To Drive Inquiry In Project-Based Learning - | PBL | Scoop.it
Using The QFT To Drive Inquiry In Project-Based Learning by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development Inquiry can be a powerful teaching and learning strategy, so when I came...
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Empowering Students to Change the World

Empowering Students to Change the World | PBL | Scoop.it
By creating real-world projects with visible and positive outcomes, you can immerse your students in learning 21st-century skills while developing their sense of altruism.
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42 Fill-in-the-Blank Prompts For Students To Design Their Own Projects

42 Fill-in-the-Blank Prompts For Students To Design Their Own Projects | PBL | Scoop.it
42 Fill-in-the-Blank Prompts For Students To Design Their Own Projects
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What PBL Can Do For Your School--And What It Can't -

What PBL Can Do For Your School--And What It Can't - | PBL | Scoop.it
What PBL Can Do For Your School–And What It Can’t by Drew Perkins, Director of Professional Development at TeachThought Project-Based Learning is a great way to reach and teach students, but...
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Nepris Home - Real World delivered to classrooms

Nepris Home - Real World delivered to classrooms | PBL | Scoop.it
Nepris connects teachers with industry experts virtually, to bring curriculum topics to life and to help mentor and evaluate student projects in Project Based Learning(PBL) and Career and Technical Education(CTE) classrooms. We bring down the barriers between industry and education!
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This is a fantastic company to work with.  Teachers can sign up for a free account that allows for viewing hundreds of recorded sessions and one free classroom request.  Premium accounts are also available.  Nepris does the hard work of finding industry professionals to bring into the classroom.  Amazing!

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