Tag: Project-based learning

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to make project-based learning a reality

October 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

One of the many reasons I love working for Van Andel Institute for Education is that I get to be a teacher Fairy Godmother. Teaching is an important but difficult job, and sometimes educators can get stuck on a specific […]

Education Tech

How I use technology to keep PE relevant in the 21st century

July 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The days of rolling the ball out and playing sports in PE are changing. With the advancement of technology and shift towards collaborative work in the classroom, physical education teachers are finding more and more ways to keep PE relevant […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Project-based learning should fit the projects: Bridging cultural relevance and pedagogy

March 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

I wake up early on a Monday morning to visit a school in Manhattan that’s touted for its engaging, student-centered approach to project-based learning. It was a typical winter morning in New York City — the chill was biting, the […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

4 Keys To Designing A Project-Based Learning Classroom

February 27, 2020

Via: TeachThought

Traditional American classrooms tend to fit a particular mold: Students face the front of the class where teachers lecture. Students take notes, finish assignments at home, and hope to memorize enough information just long enough to pass a test. Engagement […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

New approaches needed to prepare students for unknown careers

August 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

One of the primary responsibilities of educators is to prepare students for future careers, a task that is increasingly difficult in the current changing landscape. Not only is the workplace changing, but the nature of innovation—and human nature—means that most […]

Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

A Better List Of Ideas For Project-Based Learning

May 30, 2018

Via: TeachThought

At TeachThought, we’re huge fans of project-based learning. While there is no magic bullet of practice, program, or framework that automatically produces progressive and effective learning, what makes project-based learning exceptional is its flexibility. As it is, first and foremost, […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How To Get The Best Work From Your Students

April 4, 2017

Via: TeachThought

If we expect high-quality work from students, we must have measures in place to ensure students do not just rush to the finish line. I referred to these measures as “rites of passage” with my students. To transition into the […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning

September 15, 2016

Via: Edutopia

Project-based learning (PBL) demands excellent assessment practices to ensure that all learners are supported in the learning process. With good assessment practices, PBL can create a culture of excellence for all students and ensure deeper learning for all. We’ve compiled […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

When Tech Meets Project-Based Learning

June 23, 2016

Via: Ed Surge

Almost 20 years ago, when Paul Curtis was a social studies teacher at the just-opened New Technology High School in Napa, Calif., there wasn’t much “tech” to support project-based learning. “We didn’t even give the kids email addresses back then,” […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Project-based learning defines High Tech High GSE

April 18, 2016

Via: Education Dive

roject-based learning has been heralded as a promising strategy to engage students in learning experiences that are more meaningful and enjoyable. Its popularity followed a backlash toward standardized testing, which prompted some schools to focus on test prep and rote […]