Tag Archives: PBL

Cool Tool | NextLesson

This platform offers K-12 teachers over 10,000 resources that engage students in real world problem solving through topics they care about, such as movies, books, sports and celebrities. Complementing core adoptions, NextLesson enables students to develop deep understanding of skills … Continue reading

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The Future of STEM

A real-world approach fosters globally connected project-based learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Richard Larson and Elizabeth Murray Learning in the classroom should be a source of excitement and curiosity, not a boring and dreaded task focused on the memorization of … Continue reading

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Maker Movement

The coolest way to add project-based learning to your classroom or club. GUEST COLUMN| by Sandeep Hiremath Fire-breathing robots, LED light shows, and drone battles. This was the scene at the 2015 Bay Area Maker Faire. The faire is the … Continue reading

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Trends | Transforming the Education Experience

Our education system is in need of dramatic improvement. Too many students are not being adequately prepared for college, careers and life. Michael Golden has dedicated his career to solving this problem. He recognized the opportunity to leverage the convergence of … Continue reading

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Students Crash-land on Mars

Using the RITE method to learn: testing the Mars game prototype. [i] GUEST COLUMN | by Barbara Freeman The purpose of the Mars Game project is to build a game that is ‘fun’ (meaning that it is immersive and that students … Continue reading

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