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Teaching project-based learning in grades 5-8
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Multimedia Resources

Multimedia Resources | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Are you looking for new online resources to enhance your projects?  Check out this blog by Michael Gorman, listing 30 multimedia “mega-sites.”  These sites offer videos, games, pictures, etc.
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You're Invited! PBLchat for Connected Educator Month

You're Invited!  PBLchat for Connected Educator Month | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Dab of Discussion in Tuesday night #pblchat TweetupA group of PBL enthusiasts use the hashtag #pblchat for anytime tweets on the topic of project-based learning. They also meet in real time for PBL twitter conversation on Tuesday evenings.
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Simulation and Problem Based Learning - Satu Lagi [dot] Com

One particular value of simulation is that implements the problem based learning method as directly and clearly as possible. In problem based learning, the learner is led toward understanding principles through grappling with a problem situation.
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Drawing on Student Experts

Drawing on Student Experts | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
A classroom visit from a guest speaker is a time-honored way to kick off a project. Ideally, the guest will spark curiosity about the subject in which he or she has expertise.
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Project-Based Learning Livebinder

Project-Based Learning Livebinder | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Me and my partner finished presenting at CAMT today.  It is amazing the ideas you can get when you give teachers the time to reflect on their learning and how they would use the activity you showed them.I finally finished the livebinder that goes...
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PBL Lesson Design

PBL Lesson Design | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
     As our school is embarking on this journey to integrate project-based learning I have pondered how our school will change our everyday business when designing projects.  Designing projects using the critical friends model that incorporates...
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PBL and 21st Century Fluency Project

PBL and 21st Century Fluency Project | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Well I know it has been a while since I have posted, but I have been busy learning from the Buck Institute and Lee Crockett.  Both of these professional developments were fabulous and the information given is a framework within a framework.  I am...
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PBL Tutorial – Using PBL to Build 21st Century Skills

PBL Tutorial – Using PBL to Build 21st Century Skills | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
One of the primary goals of Project Based Learning in OST is to develop youths’ 21st Century Skills.  In 2006 a consortium surveyed more than 400 employers, asking what skills young workers needed to succeed in the workplace in the 21st Century.
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Healthy Body = Functional Body. Hollywood Look Side Effect: Healthy Function

My Grandparents chose to love each other when they met as teenagers, and then, they chose to love each other every part of every day, through the Great Depression, through absence during war, child rearing, work, illnesses...
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Why Ask Questions?

Why Ask Questions? | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Project Based Learning is structured around a Driving Question that focuses the project and drives it forward.  But the Driving Question is only one of many questions that facilitators and students ask during the course of a project.   Inquiry and...
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Linking to the Standards

Linking to the Standards | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
With Project Based Learning it’s easy to incorporate academic standards.  If you work with students in grades k-2, check out the PA Early Learning standards, which cover everything from Mathematics to Scientific Thinking to Social and Emotional...
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How does Edmodo support PBL?

How does Edmodo support PBL? | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
COACHES' CORNER | Dayna LaurA project based learning environment can certainly be created without the use of technology. The addition of technology in the classroom, however, undoubtedly enhances the project based learning experience.
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Innovating in an Era of Standards

Innovating in an Era of Standards | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Antero Garcia just posted a Q&A about Bringing Innovation to School on his blog, The American Crawl. As he points out in his intro, he's included in the book as an example of an innovative teacher.
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This Year, Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory

This Year, Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Over at MindShift, I recently posted an excerpt from Bringing Innovation to School, highlighting eight strategies to turn your classroom  into an idea factory.My basic argument: PBL offers an excellent framework for teaching innovation:Across...
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Closing the Global Achievement Gap with PBL

Closing the Global Achievement Gap with PBL | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
COACHES' CORNER | Dayna LaurI recently finished reading Tony Wagner’s The Global Achievement Gap.
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New Guide to Assessing Projects

New Guide to Assessing Projects | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Just published by Edutopia, this new classroom guide focuses on strategies and tools for assessing projects.
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Web 2.0 Tools & CAMT

Web 2.0 Tools & CAMT | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
The utilization of web 2.0 tools with project-based learning is essential when developing projects.  My school campus has created a livebinder that has several web 2.0 tools that have been seperated by tabs.  Even if you are not a technology person...
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How to get PBL going at your school?

How to get PBL going at your school? | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
DOLLER A DAY | John MergendollerA few weeks ago I received a request from Patrick, a self-described NewBIE, who told me his school was going to adopt PBL.  He asked me if I had any advice.
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Project Based Learning in Mathematics

Project Based Learning in Mathematics | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Six math projects that integrate real-world math problems are presented as a teaching strategy for helping students develop a greater understanding of math.
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Science Case Studies and Problem Based Learning

Science Case Studies and Problem Based Learning | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Engaging students in case studies takes the science content they are learning and places it a real world context to support their internalization of science knowledge.
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Three Project Based Learning Resources

Three Project Based Learning Resources | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Project based learning using all or any of the three online resources offers a dynamic approach to teaching in which students explore real-world problems and challenges.
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WebQuest: A Long Way From Chicago: created with Zunal WebQuest Maker

WebQuest: A Long Way From Chicago: created with Zunal WebQuest Maker | Project Based Learning & Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
This webquest allows students to gain a better understanding of the difficulties faced during the Great Depression, while reading the book A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck.
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