Project-Based Learning

Dagan Merckler
What Happened to Elementary Science Student Dagan Merckler? Did He Succeed or Fail?
February 8, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views

The internet is full of videos. Every once and a while you stumble upon a video that resonates with you, makes you think, and makes you ask questions. This is one such video, posted by elementary school science student Dagan Merckler.

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STEM Wars: The F=m(a) Awakens
Project-Based Contest for Jedi Students!
December 19, 2015 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Events, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

Can your students save STEM in the galaxy in our Star Wars parody, STEM Wars: The F=(ma) Awakens? If so, enter this contest and WIN cool prizes for your science class!

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3-Dimensional Learning in the NGSS: What Parents Need to Know
December 18, 2015 | By: Joshua Manley  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views

What is NGSS and how will they affect your child’s education at school and at home? Here’s the gist of it and some great resources for parents!

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9 Awesome Project-Based Physics Challenges That Engage Students!
December 8, 2015 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

How do you keep them engaged and excited about learning physics? Here are 9 project-based, student-centered physics challenges that students will love.

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PBL Trends: Are “Project Families” the Future of Higher Education?
November 17, 2015 | By: Doug Williams  
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Category: STEM News & Views

Georgetown University challenged students to design a project-based University of the future. Here’s what they came up with.

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Michigan and Connecticut Adopt NGSS – Why It Matters So Much and Why Science Teachers Are Rejoicing
November 13, 2015 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: PBIS, STEM News & Views

With the recent adoption of NGSS in Connecticut and Michigan, more states will follow soon, opting to teach student-centered, inquiry-based science in order to prepare students for the 21st century world.

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The Best Note-Taking Strategies for Students: Teachers and Experts Weigh In

We’ve been taking notes on what teachers and experts are saying on the Web and in social media about their tips and tricks on how to help students improve their note-taking. Here’s the gist of it!

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Is Passive Learning Unethical? The Science of Teaching Science

The evidence is in, and passive learning is decidedly passé. Here’s why and what’s replacing it.

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