Problem-Based Learning

15 Ideas to Ensure That Project Based Learning is Grounded in Content And Standards

<i>You might know that I am a big proponent of PBL. I believe that as we work on helping students understand the content standards, PBL provides</i> …

Pedagogy

STEM Middle School students design 'Tween Space' for Akron-Summit County Public Library (photos)

AKRON, Ohio - Middle-school students have a bright, new space -- designed by their peers -- at the Akron-Summit County Public Library main branch in …

Teaching

Change Agents' Network

On this page we will be uploading presentations and photos from the CAN 2018 conference held on 19 and 20 April at the University of Winchester. …

Pedagogy

5 Reasons Why PBL May Not Be Working At Your School

<b>5 Reasons Why PBL May Not Be Working At Your School</b><p>by Drew Perkins<b>, Director of TeachThought PD</b><p>Is the project-based learning happening, but not …

Teaching

Buck Institute Project Based Learning 101 Workshop

<i>PLEASE NOTE: Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for the thirty-five available spaces.</i><p>The conference fee for this …

Education Technology

ELA + PBL + Makerspace = Awesomeness!

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to cover a 7th grade English class for the week and I was allowed to do any mini unit I wanted. I decided I would …

Makerspaces

Changing how future physicians are educated and trained

The <i>AMA Wire</i>® “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new …

Medical Education

The Evolution of PBL

by Dr. Rod Berger<p>Thom Markham is one of the pioneers of project based learning, having contributed to its growth as an education philosophy over the …

Pedagogy

Consideration of learning orientations as an application of achievement goals in evaluating life science majors in introductory physics

When considering performing an Introductory Physics for Life Sciences course transformation for one’s own institution, life science majors’ …

Learning

Upcoming Events | Oxford University Press

Meditate your way to better teaching<p>Webinar<p><b>Speaker:</b> Ushapa Fortescue• <b><br>Dates and times:</b><br>16th May 2018, 08:00 - 09:00 (UTC)<br>17th May 2018, 15:00 - 16:00 …

Oxford University Press

Learning Is Social & Emotional - Education Week

Problem-solving and self-control are among the skills students need to perform better academically. Tim Shriver and Linda Darling-Hammond explain.

Education

Are You Grading Understanding or Artistic Ability? #PBL

Last week, I was teaching a 7th grade Language Arts Class. I was covering for a teacher gone on the 6th grade camping trip, so I was given the …

Teaching

How can we use data to improve health of GAA players?

If you have ever been to an inter-county Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) match, you will know how hard those athletes work. Gaelic football, …

Communication Skills

Learning Is Social, Emotional, and Academic

<i>By Linda Darling-Hammond and Tim Shriver</i><p>Across the country, momentum is building for schools and communities to help young people develop the social, …

Pedagogy

How I Became a PBL Teacher by Making it My Own Project | Blog | Project Based Learning

April 29, 2018<br>How I Became a PBL Teacher by Making it My Own Project<p>Teaching through Project Based Learning can be scary and overwhelming at first. …

Teaching

Struggling southeast Austin middle school gets turnaround plan

AUSTIN (KXAN) - A struggling middle school in southeast Austin could see some big changes starting next year. On Monday, the Austin school board is …

Middle School

Seeing Is Believing Tour

<i>By Arnold Jahnke, Principal, Bill Reed Middle School</i><p>The three-story brick exterior of Bill Reed Middle School looks much as it did when the building …

Teaching

Elkhorn students use greenhouse to prepare for opening sale

ELKHORN, Wis. (AP) — David Kruse estimates that the world's population will grow by 2 billion more people over the next 35 years.<p>They will need food, fiber and fuel, the Elkhorn Area High School agri-science teacher said.<p>"The agriculture industry is going to be the industry that helps solve those …

Aquaponics

Toms River Schools Win $763,000 Navy Grant For Tech Studies

The three-year grant will be used to expand computer programming applications and offerings across the district.<p>TOMS RIVER, NJ — With computer …

Education

Putting PBL into Practice: The Workshop Model | Blog | Project Based Learning

April 23, 2018<br>Putting PBL into Practice: The Workshop Model<p>You’ve had PBL training, and now what? You’re invigorated, inspired, excited, and feeling …

Teaching

5 Ways to Keep Students Engaged at the End of the School Year

It’s about that time of year when some students start to check into summer mode. As teachers, this is a terrifying thought. The end of a school year …

Teaching

Wrestling: Joy Receives Prestigious Wilson Leadership Scholar Award

For the second time in as many years, a Marauders student-athlete has been named as a recipient of McMaster prestigious Wilson Leadership Scholar …

Canadian University Sports

Play

The Maker Movement has inspired progressive educators to bring more hands-on learning and tinkering into classrooms, and educator Gary Stager would …

Teaching

James Cook University – The Science Place / HASSELL

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The interactive, purpose-driven design of The Science Place at James Cook University immerses students, …

Architecture

A Place-Based Approach to PBL

Anderson is a veteran teacher and coordinator of fieldwork and place-based education at Cottonwood School of Civics and Science, a K–8 public charter …

Pedagogy

HQPBL Case Study: ACE Leadership High School

ACE Leadership High School primarily serves students who have already or seemingly were on their way to, dropping out of high school. On average, …

Education Technology

Diversity, Equity, and NextGen Learning

<i>By Matthew Riggan, Co-Founder of The Workshop School</i><p>Philadelphia, where our school is located, has the dubious distinction of being on two top 10 …

Pedagogy

The Health Museum | Smithsonian in Your Neighborhood

1515 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004<p>(713) 521-1515 Website M, Tu, W, F, Sa: 9AM–5PM, Th: 9AM–7PM, Su: 12–5PM<p>Celebrating its 21st anniversary, <b>The Health</b> …

Smithsonian

Code.org + resourceful teachers = higher student achievement!

Could time spent learning to code also help students improve at reading, math, and science? Throughout the growth of Code.org, this has been a …

Teaching

#SELChat: Selling SEL to Students

One of my favorite shows, when I was a kid, was <i>Little House on the Prairie</i>. The people of Walnut Grove knew each other; they did life together. If …

Teaching