Our Brains Abhor Cliffhangers

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Why Problem-Based Learning Is Better

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The Ultimate Education Reform: Messy Learning & Problem Solving

Ed note; This blog entry first appeared on the Powerful Learning Network blog in 2013....

CitiZEN-Science: WHAT is it and is it worth to follow?!!

. . CitiZEN-Science: WHAT is it and is it worth to follow?!! [Begin Text Wikipedia]: Citizen science (CS; also known as community science, crowd science, crowd-sourced science, civic science, volunteer monitoring, […]

20 video project ideas to engage students

Videos are engaging. They can be a powerful tool to draw students in and connect them to content in innovative ways. Here are 20 video […]

7 Recommended Hands-On STEM Learning Products

“Learning is not a spectator sport.” – Arthur W. Chickering and Stephen C. Ehrmann (1996) On this blog I’ve shared thousands of web tools, apps, […]

STEAM Up Learning with 50 Fabulous Resources!

“… all children could and should be inventors of their own theories, critics of other people’s ideas, analyzers of evidence, and makers of their own […]

How I used Project Based Learning to start a podcast

This past summer I had the opportunity to participate in a program called MERIT, which stands for Making Education Relevant through Innovative Teaching, in Los […]

It’s Time for PBL to Change the World

  By Thom Markham   Is there any educator in the world who wouldn’t want his or her students to demonstrate the following qualities: Committed, Creative, […]

Reflections: The Jigsaw Method in My Workshop

“I was using jigsaw with my students before,” said the science teacher at a private school. “Now that I know its effect size, I’m going […]

7 ways to ditch those traditional assessments

For a couple of years now I have been wondering if there is a better way to do summative assessments. Typically, in my district, we […]

A Template to Help Students Tap Into Their Genius Potential

“Children are the most learning-hungry beings in the world.” – Ashley Montagu This year we will be getting our elementary students (2nd to 5th) to […]

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