Deep Learning

How to Get Started with Student-Directed Learning

Project-based learning lessons build on the idea that student-directed learning is the most effective strategy for keeping students engaged. Engaged students learn more and better, because they don’t see school as disconnected from their lives. For teachers, a switch to this mode of learning can feel freeing. No longer do teachers have...

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Educational Technology Project-Based Learning

Top 7 Web Tools for Project-Based Learning

Students are tired of boring classrooms. Teachers are sick of disengaged students. It doesn’t have...

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Deep Learning Strategic Thinking Math

The Power of Problem-Based Learning for Math

It is quite typical for math to be a content outlier when it comes to Project-Based Learning (PBL),...

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Inquiry Based Learning

How to Implement Inquiry-Based Learning Lesson Plans

In a typical American classroom, students are passive recipients of knowledge. They must memorize...

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What are the Advantages of Student-Centered Learning?

Student-centered learning (SCL) might seem inconsistent with basic educational goals. After all,...

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Project-Based Learning

How to Create Project Based Learning Lessons

Most teachers know that children are more invested in learning when it’s fun and relevant. What...

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Project-Based Learning

17 Examples of STEM Project Based Learning Activities

Every teacher knows that STEM-based learning is the wave of the future. Most also know that STEM is...

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Computational Thinking 21st Century Skills

Why educators should take note of Google’s evolving hiring practices

I am not a coder. I can do some basic html edits, primarily thanks to early MySpace profile...

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Critical Thinking 21st Century Skills

How to Improve Collaboration, Communication, Creative and Critical Thinking in Students

Critical thinking, communication, creative thinking, and collaboration are vital in the workplace,...

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Project-Based Learning 21st Century Skills

How do you teach 21st Century Skills? A Project Based Learning (PBL) Approach

Learning needs to be fun, relevant, and engaging. Hundreds of studies on how children learn tell us...

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