Common Core + Project-Based Learning = Deeper Learning
Thanks Juan Domingo Farnos for bringing this post and blog up.
We recommend you take a look at the free key tools and resources for Project-Based Learning (PBL) which have been placed on Curriki by Thom Markham. These are for the purpose of designing and implementing rigorous, engaging, authentic projects in K-12 classrooms. The resources including rubrics, planning forms, and design tools, are here: http://goo.gl/DkFTV
And here’s a short video from the Buck Institute of Education introducing PBL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMCZvGesRz8
The CCSS (Common Core State Standards) have been adopted by 45 of the 50 states in the U.S. and are designed to “emphasize creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, presentation and demonstration, problem solving, research and inquiry, and career readiness” as Dr. Markham describes in this blog entry:
He suggests that moving toward PBL provides a methodology and path for educators to begin to meet the challenge of teaching to these Common Core standards. But it…
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