Project-Based Learning

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Teaching Opinion Q&A Collections: Cooperative & Collaborative Learning
Ten years of links containing advice from 50 teachers on how to incorporate cooperative and collaborative learning in the classroom.
Larry Ferlazzo, July 26, 2021
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Gia Leon, a student at Odyssey STEM Academy, poses for a portrait at Hollydale Park on July 15, 2021, in South Gate, California.
Gia Leon, 17, credits the personalized learning program at Odyssey STEM Academy in Lakewood, Calif., for helping build her academic and personal confidence and giving her an opportunity to experience the real world of work.
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Personalized Learning From Our Research Center Personalized Learning’s Big Test Is Coming This School Year
As schools try to repair the damage of COVID-19 and racial injustice, it's now or never for the much-hyped personalized learning movement.
Benjamin Herold, July 20, 2021
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Adults Are Banning Classroom Topics. Perhaps They Should Allow Students to Explore Them?
Instead of banning conversations on critical issues, we should use project-based learning to encourage students to see all sides.
Peter DeWitt, June 27, 2021
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Teaching Live Online Discussion How to Develop Powerful Project-Based Learning
How do you prepare students to be engaged, active, and empowered young adults? Creating a classroom atmosphere that encourages students to pursue critical inquiry and the many skills it requires demands artful planning on the
June 24, 2021
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Teaching Opinion 'Students Will Ask Great Questions If We Give Them the Chance'
Four educators share ideas for encouraging students to develop questions, including through project-based learning.
Larry Ferlazzo, May 16, 2021
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Mathematics Opinion Don't 'Make the Math Classroom a Project-Based-Learning-Free Zone'
Three educators share advice on incorporating project-based learning in math classes, including asking the question "What's nearby?"
Larry Ferlazzo, April 19, 2021
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Mathematics Opinion Using Project-Based Learning in Math Classes
Two teachers share practical strategies for using project-based learning in math classes, including one called "Notice & Wonder."
Larry Ferlazzo, April 6, 2021
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Teaching Opinion The Only Class a High School Dropout Never Missed
New research shows how to engage even the hardest-to-reach students.
Kristin DeVivo, February 24, 2021
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Jaron Chung, 12, attends an online science class as part of remote learning at Kairos Academies in St. Louis.
Jaron Chung, 12, attends an online science class as part of remote learning at Kairos Academies in St. Louis.
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Classroom Technology 6 Lessons Learned About Better Teaching During the Pandemic
Educators who work in personalized learning schools are adjusting instruction for remote, hybrid, and in-person learning.
Madeline Will, November 4, 2020
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Teacher Sherisa Nailor helps Parker Drawbaugh, left, and Jacob Knouse in their Small-Animal Science class at Big Spring High School in Newville, Pa.
Teacher Sherisa Nailor helps Parker Drawbaugh, left, and Jacob Knouse in their Small-Animal Science class at Big Spring High School in Newville, Pa.
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Classroom Technology Why 'Deep Learning' Is Hard to Do in Remote or Hybrid Schooling
Educators are helping students learn to dig deeper into topics in remote, hybrid, or socially distanced learning, but it isn’t easy.
Alyson Klein, November 4, 2020
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College & Workforce Readiness Video The World of Careers Is Changing. This Superintendent Aims to Get His Students ‘Future Ready’
Students get a postsecondary jump-start through Hamilton County, Tenn.’s Future-Ready Institutes, led by Superintendent Bryan Johnson.
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Science Opinion How to Engage All Students in STEM
Many resources are available to help engage all students in STEM learning and help them persist in STEM careers.
Heather Singmaster, July 9, 2019
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Classroom Technology Opinion Teaching Empathy Through Documentary Films
Teaching through documentary film can open students up to other's points of view. Guest bloggers from BYkids share tips and resources.
Holly Carter & Zoe Barnstone-Clark, July 1, 2019
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Teaching Opinion Three Ways to Inspire 21st-Century Global Makers
Guest author Eduardo Caballero shares how maker education can teach 21st-century skills through a global lens.
Eduardo Caballero, June 24, 2019
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