PBL

A New Turnkey Solution for PBL in Your Classroom

Ready to make project-based learning a reality in your classroom this year? The term project-based learning (or PBL) might seem intimidating at first. But, if you haven’t tried out PBL in your classroom, this school year is the perfect time to start. Setting a clear purpose for students, giving them opportunities to explore high-interest topics, […]

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How to Easily Manage Dozens of Student Projects

Just last week, I spent time with educators in Texas, where we looked at tools perfect for creative student projects. During our conversations around technology integration, one thing that came up a few times was how to keep things organized while students work in digital spaces. From project-based learning, passion projects, and design thinking exploration, […]

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Answers to Your Project-Based Learning Questions with Erin Murphy and Ross Cooper – Easy EdTech Podcast 120

In this episode, leaders from the educational world and co-authors of the new book Project Based Learning: Real Questions. Real Answers, Erin Murphy and Ross Cooper join me for a discussion on all things PBL. You’ll hear how you can empower your students with PBL and how their book will support your work every step […]

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How to Integrate Project-Based STEM Challenges into Your Teaching

What type of project-based STEM experiences do your students have access to this school year? STEM is more than just a buzzword. And if you are committed to infusing STEM and project-based learning into your classroom, I have an excellent resource for you! The annual 3M Young Scientist Challenge in partnership with Discovery Education for […]

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6 Creative Tools for Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning is more than just a buzzword. When thoughtfully integrated into instruction, it provides a vehicle for students to explore new concepts and apply their new knowledge. At its core, project-based learning asks students to research as they address a question or investigate a solution to a problem. There are lots of creative tools […]

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Tips for Project-Based Learning in Elementary & Middle School

As a professional development facilitator myself, I spend lots of time working with teachers and students. Whether in workshops or side-by-side in classrooms, a popular topic of conversation PBL. Specifically, how to create a classroom environment for project-based learning. So I’m always on the lookout for tips for project-based learning to share with educators. I […]

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Lesson Plans from Cashtivity to Promote Collaboration

Earlier this summer I shared Cashtivity, an engaging platform for entrepreneurship education and project-based learning.  I’ve had the opportunity to contribute lesson plans to Cashtivity’s new Campus section of their website.  These lesson plans from Cashtivity compliment the platform and were designed to help teachers integrate the business building tool into their school day. Lesson Plans from […]

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Cashtivity: An Online Platform for PBL Classrooms

In a project-based learning (or PBL) environment students explore a topic by solving a problem.  Earlier this summer I shared Cashtivity, a free online platform for PBL Classrooms. It can help students run their own business.  It provides kids with the tools they need to brainstorm. They can make decisions about running a business while working […]

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