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Heather Wolpert-Gawron on Her Lively New PLP E-course: Project-Based Writing

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012 in Getting to know us, Learning, PD, Powerful Learning Practice | 3 comments

Project-Based Writing (PBW) is about more authentic, purposeful ways to teach, learn and use writing. Does the kind of writing we’re teaching exist out in the real world? In other words, does it have a real-world application? If it can be found outside of school, then we as teachers can mine it for application within school. The learners in this eCourse will end up producing a PBW portfolio, based on units they and other participants create, of authentic writing projects with real world connections. They will walk away with a meaningful digital curriculum binder to use “Monday or Someday.”

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Meet our team: Larry Kahn

Posted by on Dec 21, 2011 in Getting to know us, Powerful Learning Practice |

Powerful Learning Practice has expanded its staff and brought some fascinating new minds (and fresh ideas) to our team. We’d like to introduce our team to you, one by one, and so we’ve come up with seven questions for each of them so you can have a little peek into what they’re thinking and who they are. Meet Larry Kahn, Community Leader for Powerful Learning Practice I was born in Washington, D.C. and spent most of my life living within...

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Meet our team: Peter Skillen

Posted by on Dec 6, 2011 in Getting to know us, Powerful Learning Practice |

Our communities aren’t the only ones who have exciting things happening. Powerful Learning Practice has expanded its staff and brought some fascinating new minds (and fresh ideas) to our team. We’d like to introduce our team to you, one by one, and so we’ve come up with seven questions for each of them so you can have a little peek into what they’re thinking and who they are. Meet Peter Skillen, Community Leader for Powerful Learning...

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