Category: PBL

NTAC Session Reflection for July 17 0

NTAC Session Reflection for July 17

I attended several sessions today – and here are some thoughts on each: A Framework for Supporting Deep Learning Instruction – Kevin Gant, New Tech Network. In this session, we talked quite a bit...

NTAC Annual Conference Opening Keynote with Dennis Littky 0

NTAC Annual Conference Opening Keynote with Dennis Littky

[View the story “New Tech Annual Conference July 17” on Storify] New Tech Annual Conference July 17 Some great thoughts and wonderings form the New Tech Annual Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan #NTAC12 Storified...

Kicking off the New Tech Annual Conference in Grand Rapids 0

Kicking off the New Tech Annual Conference in Grand Rapids

This week, I’m attending the New Tech Network Annual Conference in my home town, Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The conference draws over 1,500 facilitators, academic coaches, administrators and others who work within New Tech schools. ...

Dylan Wiliam’s “The Classroom Experiment” – Now on YouTube 0

Dylan Wiliam’s “The Classroom Experiment” – Now on YouTube

Although this series is focused on learning in the UK, you can now view both episodes of Dylan Wiliam’s 2010 BBC documentary, “The Classroom Experiment” on YouTube. The 2-part series is all about methods...

Project Based Learning–A great example 0

Project Based Learning–A great example

The School at Columbia University with a project called Tools for Schools facilitated a great example of what goes into PBL. Forty-four eighth grade students were immersed in the entire design process, from research...