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Emily Liebtag is a Project Manager at Getting Smart. Follow her on Twitter: @EmilyLiebtag.

The Purposes of High Quality PBL

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Students in classrooms today need to know how to manage projects, but there are a number of other important purposes that PBL can fulfill. Here, I explore those purposes in more detail.

Supporting English Learners in K-12 Classrooms

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In this podcast, Dr. Bernadette Musetti shares benefits of bilingualism, programs or innovations in education that move emerging bilingual students forward and common myths or misconceptions about teaching emerging bilinguals and English learners.

Superlatives in Innovative High Schools

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"Best Hair." "Best Couple." "Most Popular." Are these the best traits that innovative high schools can teach their students to value? In this post, I look at a few options that encourage grit, persistence and integrity, among other 21st-century skills.

Creating College Opportunities for Parents and Students

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Barriers to getting into, paying for and persisting through college inhibit many students and adults across the country from achieving their dream of graduating from college. Hear from a mother and daughter about their journey to post-secondary education.

Does Your Teaching Have the 4 Categories of High Quality PBL?

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PBL is increasingly recognized as a powerful instructional practice, but there is no collectively-developed, widely-accepted high-quality PBL Framework to guide aspiring educators. Find out how you can contribute to changing that here.
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Powerful Learning Experiences at the Intersection of Big Data and Big Empathy

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The powerful combination of big data and big empathy can provide powerful learning experiences and improve student outcomes.

Transforming Border Learning Experiences: New Tech Network in El Paso

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Emily and Tom spend the day at Oso New Tech in El Paso, Texas to learn more about how they are personalizing learning through project-learning for all students.

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