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PD e-Course: Project-based Learning for Global Citizenship

TIGed is offering a professional development e-course for teachers called "Project-based Learning for Global Citizenship", starting on April 4th, 2012.
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TIGed is offering a professional development e-course for teachers called "Project-based Learning for Global Citizenship", starting on April 4th, 2012. This graduate-level, accredited course is designed to support teachers in bringing the world into their classrooms through the use of e-technologies and international partnerships to help students understand global perspectives.

TIGed e-courses feature:

•Weekly classes facilitated online, in real time, by an experienced global educator and recorded to ensure full flexibility and access;
•A private virtual classroom space that allows participants to connect between classes to share ideas, collaborate, and engage in meaningful dialogue;
•Challenging and engaging readings, assignments and projects; and
•An approach to learning that encourages personal reflection.

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Project Based Learning by David Andrade

 Project Based Learning - a relatively new idea in high school education, but something I was exposed to many years ago (21) as a freshman at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). I received my Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1992 and my education at WPI has served me well in a variety of capacities.