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Monday, September 9, 2013

Project-based learning is based on thinking strategies and meta-cognition. Many schools in the U.S. are beginning to pilot the format. Hurray!! This is the intent of the CCSS. A must read...courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

Project-based learning tapped for middle-school students in Va. district
A team of educators in a Virginia school district will study project-based learning, slated for implementation in two middle schools in the fall of 2015. Supporters say project-based learning will better engage students, including high-ability learners, and shift the focus away from test preparation and toward use of academic lessons in real-life situations. Daily Press (Newport News/Hampton, Va.) (free content) (8/13)
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