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April 29, 2016
Top 7 PBL News Stories

by John Larmer
Editor in Chief

April 25 – 29, 2016


Each Friday we post a list of our favorite articles, blog posts, and other resources we’ve run across that relate to Project Based Learning.

Here’s what we liked this week:

Blended, Project-Based and Social Emotional Learning at Thrive Public Schools Education Week Tom Vander Ark describes a K-8 school in San Diego with a highly diverse immigrant population that is successfully combining personalized learning and PBL. He includes three great rubrics – for project planning, blended learning, and social emotional learning.

Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning? The Hechinger Report How Internet Filtering Hurts Kids The Atlantic I put these two stories together because they’re closely related. Many teachers and schools who want to use PBL find it more difficult when students’ only way...

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