Defined Learning’s Projects for Black History

Defined Learning’s Projects for Black History

A typical project for February’s Black History Month is a report, poster, or presentation about a famous person. In a quick check of popular lesson plan websites for teachers, I found dozens of “projects” like this. Students pick a famous Black […]

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Start the New Year with STEM!

Start the New Year with STEM!

As we continue to seek ways to best prepare students for the skills that they need to be successful in the future, it's important that we are not afraid to take risks in our classroom by bringing new methods and different digital tools for our […]

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The Top 10 PBL & STEM Education News Articles of 2022

The Top 10 PBL & STEM Education News Articles of 2022

This year marked the first return to normal schooling since the pandemic with most districts back to in-person learning. It continued to be a challenging time for educators, but through those challenges, inspiration, and dedication prevailed. 

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Fresh Ideas for the New Year

Fresh Ideas for the New Year

The start of a new year is a great time to ​t​hink about the progress we have made so far this year and consider trying some different methods and tools in our classrooms. Taking time to reflect on what has worked, what we have not tried, and areas […]

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Boosting Student Engagement and Curiosity

Boosting Student Engagement and Curiosity

As educators, we need to be comfortable with taking more risks in our classrooms. Whether we dive in and try new ideas, bring in new digital tools, or shift to more of a facilitator role, it will promote more student-driven, meaningful learning. […]

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Students Leading PD, a Powerful Shift in Learning

Students Leading PD, a Powerful Shift in Learning

As I dive back into my imperfect journey of writing, I will attempt to capture a shift in learning that I hope all of you experience as soon as possible. If you have already experienced it, I encourage you to recreate it or hand your students the […]

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