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Project-Based Learning Research: Evidence-Based Components of Success

Project-Based Learning Research: Evidence-Based Components of Success | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
There are some critical elements to consider when applying project-based learning in the classroom. Edutopia's research analyst recommends these research-proven steps. (Getting results from implementing Project Based Learning....
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Good article detailing critical components for successful implementation of PBL

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Why Education Needs a New Brand

Why Education Needs a New Brand | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
Education has a branding problem. It is not a top-tier issue this election because it doesn’t connect the way it can and should.
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The Shift from STEM to STEAM: Time for a New Acronym - Technapex

The Shift from STEM to STEAM: Time for a New Acronym - Technapex | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
TippNews DAILYThe Shift from STEM to STEAM: Time for a New AcronymTechnapexThe latest crisis in education seems to be the lack of STEM learning among U.S. students.
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12 Ways to Know if You’re in a Project-Based Learning Environment or Merely Having Kids Create Projects in Your Classroom

12 Ways to Know if You’re in a Project-Based Learning Environment or Merely Having Kids Create Projects in Your Classroom | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
I often talk with educators (and parents and administrators) who are convinced that their students are working within Project Based Learning environments. They tell me about the wonderful projects ...
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PBLU.org | Making Projects Click

PBLU.org | Making Projects Click | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
PBLU is an online social network of educators who continually learn and share how to do Project Based Learning.
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Ten Steps to Drive Student Inquiry

Ten Steps to Drive Student Inquiry | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas, is a 100 percent project-based learning school.
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Project-Based Learning Professional Development Guide

Project-Based Learning Professional Development Guide | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
This guide is organized into six sections:

Introduction
Why Is PBL Important?
What Is PBL About?
How Does PBL Work?
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Tech Transformation: Digital Tools for Project-Based Learning in Primary

Tech Transformation: Digital Tools for Project-Based Learning in Primary | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
RT @Ideas_Factory: Digital Tools for Project-Based Learning in Primary http://t.co/gRyL94w7...
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Bringing STEM Learning to Life « A Smarter Planet Blog

Bringing STEM Learning to Life « A Smarter Planet Blog | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
by Ioannis (Yannis) N. Miaoulis, president and director of the Museum of Science, Boston I am delighted that IBM recently launched Minds of Modern.
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Steam Not Stem | Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics

RT @kevin_corbett: Half A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste http://t.co/2vmEEHhJ Technical Innovation REQUIRES creativity #steAm not #stem...
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How to design an Engaging School - pedagogy and assessment | Innovation Unit

How to design an Engaging School - pedagogy and assessment | Innovation Unit | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
RT @Innovation_Unit: #1 Engage students by delivering project-based learning http://t.co/YRNuPig0 #getengaged...
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Red Bank’s STEM program a model for learning | hub.gmnews.com | Hub

Red Bank’s STEM program a model for learning | hub.gmnews.com | Hub | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
{EDUCATION 5-0 MAG} Red Bank's STEM program a model for learning - Red Bank Hub http://t.co/dNjGEuNa RT @Skyllab...
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STEM Teacher Training | Teacher Training By Dr. Diana Wehrell ...

STEM Teacher Training | Teacher Training By Dr. Diana Wehrell ... | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski reflects on STEM teacher training she conducted in North Carolina. Teachers were introduced to STEM concepts via hands-on inquiry-based practices.
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Project-Based Learning: Real-World Issues Motivate Students

Project-Based Learning: Real-World Issues Motivate Students | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
VIDEO: Project-Based Learning: An Overview
Running Time: 9 min.
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Practical PBL: Design an Instructional Unit in Seven Phases | Edutopia

Practical PBL: Design an Instructional Unit in Seven Phases | Edutopia | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
As a new teacher, I once believed that teaching and learning were one and the same. I taught, and the students learned. In creating a student-centered classroom, I began to embrace project-based learning.
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Is there a “Best Way” to Practice Project Based Learning? | Science ...

Is there a “Best Way” to Practice Project Based Learning? | Science ... | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
Resources for teachers taking their classrooms into the 21st century with project-based learning ideas, inquiry based activities, and tools for flipping the classroom. EduClipper. eduClipit. Science Teaching for the Future ...
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Seven Fun (and Cheap) Class Projects to Try with Video

Seven Fun (and Cheap) Class Projects to Try with Video | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
By Hall Davidson For educators interested in incorporating video into classroom lessons, here are seven projects to dive into.

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Project based Learning: The Profession of Teaching (High School Language Arts + History)

RT @NobleHour: Project based Learning: The Profession of Teaching http://t.co/Sw6BMRAb via @ricetopher @newtechnetwork...
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Project-Based Learning Success Start to Finish

Project-Based Learning Success Start to Finish | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
Go inside Manor New Technology High School, a 100 percent project-based-learning school where a focus on relationships and a commitment to an effective PBL model keep both students and teachers motivated and achieving their best.
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Work that Matters: The Teacher's Guide to Project-based Learning | Innovation Unit

Work that Matters: The Teacher's Guide to Project-based Learning | Innovation Unit | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it

This guide is an unusually thoughtful and valuable resource for teachers. It is distinguished by a powerful focus on the integrity and quality of projects – not just doing them, but doing them well.”


Via JackieGerstein Ed.D.
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Sarah Safraz's curator insight, January 18, 2013 6:47 AM

A brilliant PBL resource, very readable, with links to useful and comprehensive resources, templates and examples of PBL in successful schools.

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Success STEMs from thinking » Local News » MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

Success STEMs from thinking » Local News » MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
Caitlin Wardour found a way to protect an egg inside a landing aircraft.
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Middle School Science Scores Edge Up, But STEM Experts Want More - U.S. News & World Report

Middle School Science Scores Edge Up, But STEM Experts Want More - U.S. News & World Report | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World ReportMiddle School Science Scores Edge Up, But STEM Experts Want MoreU.S.
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An Introduction to Project-Based Learning

An Introduction to Project-Based Learning | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
An Introduction to Project-Based Learning (An Introduction to Project-Based Learning http://t.co/qD9Ozjsk via @edutopia...)...
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PBL: Project, Passion, Play Based Learning « User Generated ...

PBL: Project, Passion, Play Based Learning « User Generated ... | Sierra Nevada Journeys | Scoop.it
Project Based Learning is an instructional approach built upon authentic learning activities that engage student interest and motivation. These activities are designed to answer a question or solve a problem and generally ...
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Six Affirmations for PBL Teachers

Six Affirmations for PBL Teachers | Sierra Nevada Journeys | 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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