Rhonda Hewer

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8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

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Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

<b>Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites</b><b><br>The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents.</b><b> <br>Over 20,000 relevant links personally</b> …

writing on surfaces in learning spaces

Like shoes-off learning, and superclasses, this is one of those effective learning practices that is spreading with a viral rapidity. Schools do it …

Teaching Presentation Skills with Ignite

Ignite is a specific genre of presentation. An Ignite presenter only has five minutes to speak about the topic, and 20 slides to do so. Every 15 …

Project Based Learning vs. Problem Based Learning vs. XBL | Blog | Project Based Learning

November 14, 2013<br>Project Based Learning vs. Problem Based Learning vs. XBL<p>At the Buck Institute for Education, we’ve been keeping a list of the many …

Education Technology

High School Teachers Meet the Challenges of PBL Implementation

The Building Blocks of Project-Based Learning

• How does Project Based Learning differ from traditionally-run class projects?<br>• What skills might teachers need to develop to successfully implement PBL …

Resources for Organizing an Edcamp

Resources by Topic:<p>Need some help getting started? The Edcamp Foundation can help! Visit the website for the Edcamp Foundation to learn more about …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Project Based Learning Design and Coaching Guide Kindle Edition

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Big Picture Videos<p>Designing for Student-Centered Learning<p>Student-centered learning is Individualized, community-based, experiential, and …

20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning

<b>20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning</b><p>Recently we took at look at the <b>phases of inquiry-based learning</b> through a framework, and even apps that …

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“They’re really into it especially if one of the product is a video or a website or a book for younger kids,” Fine said. “Especially for poor kids, …

Leading with the 4 C’s to Build the 5th C: Culture | Blog | Project Based Learning

January 14, 2014<br>Leading with the 4 C’s to Build the 5th C: Culture<p>Many of you are already familiar with the 4 C’s - critical thinking, communication, …

PBL Wondering- Virginia Independent Schools

What do you wonder about PBL? Here to share your collective wisdom? Please click on the document under the question you want to help answer. Then …

Project-Based Learning

Place-Based Learning<p>A veteran teacher and author discusses how to bring fieldwork into your project-based learning curriculum.<p>Project-Based …

Project-Based Learning

Design Thinking<p>A school district uses monthly missions in its design studios to increase student and teacher engagement and foster self-directed …

Pedagogy

Connections-based Learning

Put on your #ConnectionLens<p>In February, a couple hundred students at my school made connections with individuals in their community. We called the …

Seymour Papert: Project-Based Learning

An expert on children and computing, Dr. Seymour Papert is a mathematician and one of the early pioneers of Artificial Intelligence. He is a …

Seven Types of Projects that Foster Powerful Learning

Research projects are an important tool for both instructing students and assessing whether students have developed critical knowledge and skills for …

How Design Thinking Can Empower Young People

Edutopia Director of Programming and Innovation Betty Ray presents a simple yet elegant strategy to bring real-world thinking into the …

The College Preparatory School

Collaborative Learning<p>Encouraging students to reach out to one another to solve problems not only builds collaboration skills but leads to deeper …

The Role of PBL in Making the Shift to Common Core

Big Idea #2: I facilitate inquiry.<p>Research and sustained inquiry are emphasized throughout the standards, but most prominently in the writing strand, …

Pedagogy

Projects to Engage Middle School Readers

In middle school, we ask students to dissect texts and perform literary analysis. However, that does not mean that we have to limit how we assess …

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Common Core & Project Based Learning in the Classroom