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    PBL-CBL-PBL The Acronyms to Creating 21-Century Livelong Learning

    Ah... the acronym! Education's favorite jargon tool! But what is the difference between Project, Problem, and Challenge based learning? They all share commonalities and they each strive to enable a student-centered, collaborative approach to learni
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    Fit for the future

    As I go through the readings that were provided for this Unit, I found the one goals that all the types of learning presented (Project-Based Learning, Challenge-Based Learning, Problem-Based Learning) are trying to achieve for our students. That is,
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    Improvement is a journey.

    Learning, which way and why? In my last post I finished by talking about how I used trudacot v2 to try and ensure that I am being authentic in my use of technology for the learning of students.  From the readings that I have done this week and so
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    It's All In the Question

    [caption id="attachment_131" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Chain connecting PBL and IB PYP[/caption]  The "Question" is the link that connects the Project Based Learning (PBL)  and the IB Primary Years Program which is the most ap
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    The final project...thoughts and ideas ???

    I have learned a lot through COETAIL (though I still get stuck on minor techie issues) and I have done some really cool projects such as The Little Ideas Swap Blog where my students blogged what they were learning and what school was like to other st
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    Stories my Grandparents Tell...Unit 4 UBD

    I decided I wanted to try Projects Based Learning (PBL) after reading more about it and reviewing the Wikipedia  definition: A student-centered pedagogy that involves a dynamic classroom approach in which students acquire a deeper knowledge throu
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    Course 5 Final Project: Blended Learning

    [caption id="attachment_451" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ouroboros by Régine Debatty @ Flickr CC-BY-SA[/caption] Am I really there? Is this the end? Like the mythical Ouroboros that represents something constantly re-creating itself, an infinite
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    Final Project - Riffa's Views

    And so...it ends! COETAIL est fini! This is my last (and final) blog post. What a journey! Who would have thought a year and a half ago that I would have come so far. Not only did I stretch myself to finish this certificate, I also stretched professi
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    Course 4: Week 2 & Week 3

    Howdy all! We are now into week 3! I hope you are all enjoying the content in Course 4. While I was working at the University of Kentucky over past couple years I learned a lot about, and worked with many schools who have or where implemented project
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    GTL 2: Project Based Learning

    I think that many more of us would like to believe that Student Agency in our classes reflects the definition by Mark Wagner in his interview about the EdTechTeam and its honeycomb model, than is actually the case on a day to day basis. I fear that
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    A Beginning to an End...or is It?

    And Then There Was One... One more course that is!  Wow where has the time gone?  Just this time last year I was starting my endeavor with COETAIL as a grade 4 teacher in China.  Now I am wrapping up my course as a grade 6 math/science teacher i
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    All Work and No Play

    [caption id="attachment_181" align="alignleft" width="300"] Lindsay Lyon Photography[/caption]   My son began kindergarten this year as a 4-year-old, because his birthday is September 17th, and the school cut off for entering KG-2 is Octo
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    In which the question freak relinquishes control...

    I am an Essential Question freak....I love them, plaster them on my walls, and refer to them constantly. See... Exhibit A [caption id="attachment_175" align="aligncenter" width="550"] English 9 Bulletin Board[/caption]   Exhibit B
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    Independence & Inquiry

    Independence and inquiry are two traits that I strive to develop in my students as they are skills that I believe will allow them to be successful in the real world. For many students, becoming independent and being given the freedom to inquire does
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    Love at First Project

    This week of learning about project, problem, and challenge based learning could not have come at a better time. My school has recently adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and from what I can gather, we are moving toward a more trul