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Project-Based Learning

5 Emerging Trends in Project-Based Learning

By: Rosie Clayton. How will innovative strategies such as internship integration and games-based learning impact the future of project-based learning? Here are five examples of schools pushing boundaries of PBL.

EdTech

7 Great Educational Online Games

By: Kate Thora. A growing body of evidence suggests that teachers can use video games to help kids have fun while learning. The key is selecting games that help develop critical thinking and other deeper learning skills. Here are seven examples.

Leadership

The “Great Game” of Teaching History

By: Stephanie J Hull. This summer a group of teachers created HistoryQuest: a game to help students not just learn about civics and elections, but take part in the action and decision making as active participants.