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In project-based learning (PBL), students work on an extended project that engages them in solving a real-world problem or answering a complex question. PBL unleashes a contagious, creative energy among students and teachers. In this six-page laminated guide from PBL expert John Larmer, teachers will find
Including types of projects, sample entry events for projects, examples of what PBL is and what it is not, and tips for engaging students and classroom management, this guide gives teachers everything they need to get started with project based learning.
(ASCD Quick Reference Guide, 2017) 8 1/2" x 11", 3-hole punched, 3 laminated panels, 6 pages
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.
In this guide, experts Susan M. Brookhart and Jay McTighe show how best to incorporate the formative learning cycle into everyday instruction. They offer techniques for sharing learning targets, assessment activities to use in the classroom, and strategies for providing student feedback.