Spotlight on Project-Based Learning

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Project-Based Learning


The Education Week Spotlight on Project-Based Learning is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Engaging students with project-based activities
  • Embracing project-based learning as an instructional cornerstone in schools
  • Addressing the unique needs of English-language learners with project-based instruction
  • Bringing STEM lessons to life with project-based instruction

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

All three of the newly approved schools will feature project-based learning, push students to learn outside the walls of traditional classrooms, and incorporate online education.
March 12, 2014 – Education Week

Flattening the School Walls
Principal Tom Horn has transformed a troubled alternative high school in Oregon—along with teachers' job descriptions—by introducing a radical project-based-learning model.
April 18, 2012 – Teacher

In Dave Orphal's Intro to Education class, almost all of the assignments are projects. Here's one of them.
June 11, 2014 – Teacher

To liven up her 6th grade social studies class, Karla Duff turned to the undead, and to project-based learning.
October 21, 2014 – Teacher

Journalism students know that what they do is important. But according to Jim Streisel, the 2013 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year, a student newspaper is really just a byproduct of the learning process.
July 22, 2014 – Teacher

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