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Full STEM curriculum to debut in Spanish

Defined Learning

By: Ariana Fine

Education technology company Defined Learning, announced that it is releasing its Defined STEM project-based learning materials in Spanish. The web-based curriculum resource will be available in Spanish for […]

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Top Rated PBL Tool Grows Problem-Solving Skills

The performance tasks are extremely thorough, result in student products, and cover key concepts in science and math.

Title: Defined STEM Summary: Stellar collection of STEM resources supports project-based learning

Pros: The […]

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3 Ways to Prepare Educators to Teach PBL

By Dr. Art Fessler | Getting Smart


Passion is a driving force in all facets of life, especially teaching and learning. Learning in Community Consolidated School District 59 (CCSD59) in the Chicago suburbs reflects the actual work being done in the […]

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Teaching to the Edges Using Project-Based Learning

For these two teachers, PBL is the key to differentiating lessons for students of all ability levels.

By Jamie Kuminga and Brandi Zivilik | T.H.E. Journal

What do special ed (SPED) and gifted students have in common? They both have unique […]

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Why losing control of your classroom is a good thing

Schools can see big gains in creativity by letting students take charge of their classroom —and their learning.

By Stephen Noonoo


Even when students aren’t sitting through lectures, they’re still accustomed to letting their teachers dictate the […]

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How to be an Award-Winning Teacher

By Anthony Johnson 


On the first day of school, I issue my students a PASSPORT (which stands for Preparing All Students for Success by Participating in an Ongoing Real-world simulation using Technology) and explain that their yearlong adventure to […]

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Two Creative Ways to Engage English Language Learners

Educators share their strategies for teaching academically challenging (and fun) lessons that support native and non-native English speakers.


By Karyn Lewis and Yvette Ramirez | The Edvocate


Transitions can be challenging for any student, […]

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