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Wednesday, June 12 • 2:40pm - 3:40pm
Featured: Project Based Learning (PBL) as a Mindset for Classroom Innovation

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Research has shown that when students engage in more intellectually challenging work, they also gain the skills that they need to succeed on more traditional forms of assessment. However, teachers often struggle with the process of “letting go” and empowering students to take ownership of the learning process. Project-Based Learning (PBL) offers one avenue for scaffolding teacher instructional design but it needs to be considered more than just a unit or activity. In this session, we will explore the potential of using PBL as a mindset shift towards student-centered learning and address the driving question: how might we encourage our students to become question askers, problem seekers, and knowledge.

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Beth Holland

Writer, Researcher, and Professional Learning Consultant, CoSN & The Learning Accelerator
Dr. Beth Holland is the Digital Equity & Rural Project Director for the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN) as well as Partner for Research & Measurement at The Learning Accelerator. She has over 20 years of experience, having taught in K-12 classrooms, served as Director of Academic... Read More →

Wednesday June 12, 2019 2:40pm - 3:40pm EDT
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