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PBL in the New School Year

PBL in the New School Year

The start of each new school year is a great time to try out some new methods and digital tools that can help to amplify learning while also focusing on the development of essential skills for students. A method that works well for any grade level […]

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2 Key Ingredients for Making Transfer Matter for Kids

2 Key Ingredients for Making Transfer Matter for Kids

COVID was a vivid reminder to all of us that we simply can’t keep the real world out of the classroom.  Nor should we try.  The more we design units of study in a way that enables students to see the walls of the classroom as permeable the better […]

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What is

What is "Deeper Learning"?

Okay, so what is deeper learning? And are we not helping our students learn deeply in our schools already? 

As more and more of my educational conversations involve the discussion of deeper learning for students, I must admit these questions were at […]

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Making Rigorous PBL by Design Doable

Making Rigorous PBL by Design Doable

It is difficult to accept that the best learning road is slow and that doing poorly now is essential for better performance later.  It is so deeply counterintuitive that it fools the learners themselves both about their own progress and their […]

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