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Going Deep: STEM in the Connected Classroom

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in Connecting with the Common Core, STEM learning, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices | 36 comments

Blending STEM with “connected classroom” strategies is a powerful learning model, says STEM teaching coach Brian Crosby – provided innovative thinking, teacher autonomy and flexible scheduling are present. These essential components of “going deep” with teaching and learning have been eroded away in the last decade, he says, and will have to be revived.

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PBL Experts Are All Around Us!

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Less Teacher, More Student, Making The Shift, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices | 13 comments

Our arts education teachers quietly go about their work, often marginalized to the ‘extras’ or the ‘fluff’ of the school program, writes Canadian teacher educator Brenda Sherry. “And yet, I would argue that they are the PBL experts that we seek!” Sherry describes several attributes of student-centered pedagogy that are common among teachers of drama, music, painting, dance and artistic crafts.

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