project based learning

3 Reasons To Try Out Tract This School Year

Have you tried out Tract yet? Teachers interested in bringing project-based learning to their classroom, fostering collaboration and building social-emotional skills, or looking for a platform to support Genius Hour, can use Tract to reach all of these goals. It’s free for teachers right now with my special code. Tract is full of resources and […]

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How to Make Sure Your Next Project is Authentic with Kristin Harrington – Easy EdTech Podcast 127

In this episode, ISTE author Kristin Harrington shares tech-friendly strategies to help make sure your next student project is authentic. Learn about her favorite EdTech tools for student projects and the importance of cultivating a “project mindset” as an educator. This week’s podcast is titled: How to Make Sure Your Next Project is Authentic with […]

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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 Create Collaborative Group Activities with CirclyApp

What does collaboration look like in your classroom? In my book Tasks Before Apps, I have an entire chapter dedicated to the idea of collaboration. Collaboration is more than just “working together” but includes setting a purpose and having students work towards a common goal. So you can imagine that I’m always on the lookout for […]

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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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Online Project-Based Learning for Classrooms & Distance Learning

This post is in partnership with Project Pals. All opinions are my own.  Have you thought about incorporating project-based learning into your classroom this year? Whether you’re teaching face-to-face or supporting students with distance learning, there is a fantastic platform you can try out for free! In this post we’ll explore the online Project-Based Learning […]

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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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