Reading is Fundamental (in PBL) - New Tech Network
Blog by Andrew Larson One of the “Need to Knows” we get a lot in Magnify Learning PBL training sessions is, “how does one incorporate reading books into
Top 10 Ways to Make your Projects More Authentic - New Tech Network
Blog by Sarah Fiess, School Outreach Coordinator at Tech Valley High School in Albany, NY Each spring, similar versions of the same snarky joke make their way
PBL Project: It Just Gets Better Every Year - New Tech Network
Blog by Lisa Gottfried, Teacher, 3D and Game Design/Videography, New Technology High School This is my third year doing a board game project for my Game Design
Media Literacy: Five Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News | KQED
In an era of national attention to what's real and what isn't, we asked educators to share their strategies for helping students sort out fact from fiction.
Four Cs play powerful role in kindergarten schools
Think back to what made you successful in college and career. In my case, what comes to mind are the ability to think critically, ask deep questions and apply lessons from the classroom to real-world
PBL: Finding the Right Approach
Can you remember the last time you had a real “ah-ha!” moment? I had one of those moments a little over a month ago. I was at a training session for coaches and administrators where we were discussing strategies for how to best coach teachers, specifically Math instructors, in PBL. As we moved through each day of the training the attendees became increasingly aware of their own comfort and discomfort levels with PBL. At one point a participant shared how she realized there were two areas of…
Let’s Take a PBL Pause - New Tech Network
Blog Being immersed in a Project- Based Learning environment can be, um, taxing, sometimes. Asking kids to manage projects in every class is a lot to ask.
Four Key Ingredients for The Teacher PD Revolution | Getting Smart
By Jennifer Pieratt - The message is clear: teachers want new, more deeply engaging PD. Here's how to start a teacher PD revolution in your community.
Winton Woods Project-Based Learning Overview - New Tech Network
Video Winton Woods City Schools is joining the educational transformation that is happening across the country through a partnership with New Tech Network, a