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The power of project-based learning : helping students develop important life skills

Author: Scott D Wurdinger
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Project-based learning is a teaching approach that motivates and inspires students to learn and helps them to become self-directed learners over time. Students learn not only the content surrounding their projects, but also important life skills such as problem-solving, creativity, collaboration, communication, time management, and responsibility. Author Scott Wurdinger has implemented this approach over the past  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wurdinger, Scott D.
Power of project-based learning.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
(DLC) 2016009844
(OCoLC)944086661
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott D Wurdinger
ISBN: 9781475827668 1475827660
OCLC Number: 946580069
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 117 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Figures; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Ch01. Changing Education; Ch02. Project-Based Learning and Skill Development; Ch03. Skills That Matter; Ch04. Using Your Place for Student Projects; Ch05. Tracking and Assessing the Project Process; Ch06. Schools Using Project-Based Learning; Conclusion; References; About the Author.
Responsibility: Nancy E. Bailey.

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Project-based learning is a teaching approach that motivates and inspires students to learn and helps them to become self-directed learners over time. Students learn not only the content surrounding their projects, but also important life skills such as problem-solving, creativity, collaboration, communication, time management, and responsibility. Author Scott Wurdinger has implemented this approach over the past ten years in his own classrooms, has conducted numerous research studies on this topic, and has seen the effectiveness of project-based learning firsthand. This book provides informat.

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With The Power of Project-Based Learning, Scott Wurdinger shows us of the benefits of immersive learning experiences that put students in authentic roles as problem solvers and engaged citizens. Read more...

 
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