project-based-learning

ASCD Summer Reading List Identifies 10 Books That Can Transform Teaching and Learning

In the spirit of promoting year-round professional development, ASCD has assembled a diverse list of books essential to educators who seek to improve their practice over the summer months.

Read more »

Kentucky District Wants Project-Based Learning to Outshine Testing

A public school district in Danville, Ky., has turned its emphasis away from traditional testing to encourage creativity and let students learn by doing. NewsHour special correspondent for education John Merrow reports on "deep learning," and how it requires commitment from educators, students, and parents.

Read more »

Three N.J. High Schools Roll Out New CTEP Marketing Course to Prepare Students for College, Career

Carteret High School, Mount Olive High School in Flanders, and JFK High School in Paterson are the first schools in New Jersey to offer Principles of Marketing, a 35-week standards based course that uses up-to-date marketing materials and real-world problem-solving exercises to better prepare students for a career or college.

Read more »

Flipping the Script in K12

‘Flipped classrooms’ gain ground, as students watch lectures on video, mostly at home, then do what would be ‘homework’ in class.

What to Look for in PBL

The Challenge of Assessing Project-Based Learning

On the heels of Common Core State Standards, administrators begin assessing critical thinking and content mastery.

Full Power on the Internet Highway

As K12 education becomes more interconnected to videos, photos, software and Internet offerings for project-based learning and other lessons, there is a great need for schools not to only have access to broadband but also to have enough broadband to keep up with the array of new tools used in class.

Read more »

Full Power on the Internet Highway

The $100 Computer Is Here Today

One-to-one across the nation by 2015 is inevitable.
Courtney Williams's picture

Which Social Learning Network is Ideal for My District?

While Facebook and Google+ are popular social networks for everyday life, dozens of other networks have been created to provide safe and effective social learning environments for K12 education. Social learning networks (SLNs) allow students to learn 21st-century skills, help students build online portfolios or resumes and collaborate with peers through project-based learning.

Pages