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    Projects, Problems and Challenges

    Activities within a classroom are designed to give learners the best opportunity to acquire  knowledge and apply understanding. In the same vein that we teach that mathematical strategies are comparable to a technician’s tool belt, to be used at a
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    Variations of Projects Key to Student Learning

    Not being a military man, acronyms often confuse me. I find it tough to keep track of all the acronyms we come across in education: SIOP (sheltered instruction observation protocol), CALP and BICS (cognitive academic language proficiency and ba
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    Motivating Students to "Do the Work" of Learning

    Edu-speak is a language in which I am building my fluency. When I initially looked at this week’s reading, I thought: “ah, this will be a good review. I already know all about Project Based Learning and...yea, those other two.” Turns out, I am
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    Challenging Students to Lead and Succeed

    Finding the best way to guide learning makes a huge difference in the outcomes for students. In my ECE Art room, I look for ways to pass ownership to my youngsters, while still providing structure and skills. I aim to teach about cultural perspective
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    Project, Problem, and Challenge Based Learning in the High School Classroom

    Project, Problem, and Challenge Based Learning are three important theories or methodologies to inspire learning within our classroom.  These three methods are a clear break-away from what we think of as traditional education by utilizing inquiry as
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    Job Based Learning

    flickr photo shared by Yuchao.L under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license I wish someone could tell me math is very important for living in real life. As long as money is involved, it is always about numbers. When you work at a company, we ne
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    Three Peas in a Pod...Well, Two "Ps" and Once "C"

    This week I was reading a lot about innovative learning strategies, or inquiry learning.  It made me think of Sir Ken Robinson's video, "Changing Education Paradigms."  The video is critical of today's outdated education model and calls for innov
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    Process-Based Learning

    Thinking Further Many thanks to Tanya Irene for her comment on my Problem, Project and Challenge Based Learning, which inspired me to think further. Here's where I've got to.....
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    Problem, Project and Challenge based learning

    Learning beyond rote The traditional classroom has long been under pressure, and in many schools the learning model has changed dramatically over past years.  Here's an attempt to understand some current learning models, with information drawn f
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    PBL: Learning that Prepares for Life

    “Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results.” “The school cannot be a preparation for social life excepting as it reproduces, within itself, typ