This year’s conference highlighted so many ways to use Google apps and tools to engage learners and make grading, assessment, feedback, pbl, gamification, student engagement, collaboration, student choice, and student voice easy to do!
“By giving students the ability to create their own vehicles, test their skills, and refine their product, we provide hands-on learning opportunities that let students explore and discover,” said Shai Goitein, CEO and Founder of POWERUP Toys.
DFRobot will showcase its hands-on learning resources including the full suite of Boson Kits, micro:Maqueen, Max:bot, LattePanda, Mind+, Gravity and Internet of Things Kits.
Gizmos & Gadgets is an app for the littleBits platform that uses electronic building blocks that can be combined and recombined to make endless inventions.
Let’s take a look at these ten areas, and also how we as educators can use PBL as a vehicle for authentic student-centered learning.
Educators interested in Makerspaces, STEM Labs, Project-Based Learning, Inquiry-Based Learning, and Genius Hour may feel unsure of how to integrate all of those things into their practice
A dynamic project should have a balance of static and interactive elements as well as individual work and cooperation.
If we’re going to help our kids become knowledgable, engaged, and active citizens, they need to be solving problems and addressing questions.
In a world filled with so much instant information, it is important to teach students to ask even more questions as they seek possible answers.
"With SPIKE Prime and the lessons featured in the SPIKE app, these children will be inspired to experiment with different solutions, try new things and ultimately become more confident learners," said Esben Stærk Jørgensen, president of LEGO Education
Tangential learning is the process by which people self-educate around a topic if it is exposed to them through something they already enjoy.
The Driving Question or Investigative Question in Project Based learning and STEM can be often the hardest concept to get across to teachers.
In this post I provide a mix of educational ideas pressing full court toward the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
I recently had the opportunity to contact Punxsutawney Phil using his Facebook account and he gives a different side of the story
The Project Idea Cards are downloadable, standards-based project ideas addressing a range of grade levels and subjects - from math and science to history and English.
A new brand from Buck Institute for Education focuses on improving access to Project Based Learning for all students