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Friday, January 13, 2012

Designing high quality project-based learning

  • Here is a great article, analyzing the principles for success when planning project based learning:)

  • Psychologist and school redesign consultant Thom Markham says one important way to teach innovation is to implement high quality project-based learning. In an ASCD EDge blog post, Markham shares several PBL design principles that he says represent points at which a project can be made either more or less powerful. He goes on to emphasize that effective PBL should result in "higher performing, and more innovative learners," but that it requires "a systematic approach that fully engages students, offers a potent blend of skills and intellectual challenge, and prompts or awakens a deeper curiosity about life." Read on. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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