PBL

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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