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Career-Focused PBL

Career-Focused PBL

A school district uses project-based learning to introduce students to a variety of careers starting in kindergarten.

By: Suzie Boss

In Kankakee, Illinois, students begin exploring future careers as soon as they start kindergarten. By engaging in […]

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Let Students Take Control of Their Learning

By Larue Fitch

 

At Kankakee School District, we asked our students the question, "What was your most memorable moment in school?" More than 90% of their responses reflected a project they created on their own, and the relationship they had with a […]

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Project-Based Learning Is Just the Beginning

A district is preparing its students for the future by focusing on the skills and connections students will need in their careers.

By Felice Hybert

 

Having a job may seem a lifetime away for a child, but by exposing them to different career paths, […]

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9 Major Trends That Will Dominate Ed Tech

Delivering authentic experiences in the classroom and learning how to juggle district data are two wide themes that will monopolize education discussion in the next 12 months.

By Dian Schaffhauser

 

On a recent day in late October the mayor of […]

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A Tale of Two Competency-Based Districts

A Tale of Two Competency-Based Districts

Districts around the country are moving away from teaching models based on lectures and textbooks—but transition isn’t always simple. Creating a competency-based or mastery-based environment requires re-thinking everything, including teaching […]

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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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