Sam Seidel, educator and author of Hip Hop Genius, recently shared his thoughts about the power of project-based learning in this Q&A for Edutopia. For a fast-paced intro to hip hop education, take a look/listen.
Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Ageby Krauss and Boss showcases teachers on the leading edge of project design. Like their students, they use emerging and tried-but-true technologies to communicate, connect, and collaborate. Now available from ISTE, Amazon, and others.
New release! Bringing Innovation to School: Empowering Students to Thrive in a Changing World by Suzie Boss. Now available from Solution Tree, Amazon, and more.
RECENT EVENTS ~Better with Practice~ A three-part webinar on PBL implementation sponsored by Project Foundry. ~Book Conversation with Jane and Suzie PBL has new momentum ~ISTE 2010~ Here are links to our sessions RECENT EVENTS ~Educon~ Watch our Learning that Sticks presentation at Educon2.1. ~Teachers Teaching Teachers~ Listen to the podcast on EdTech Talk about digital-age projects with hosts from Teachers Teaching Teachers and fellow guest Chris Lehmann. ~ISTE in Second Life~ Join our avatars in Second Life for a discussion with ISTE's Special Interest Group for Technology Coordinators. ~Classroom 2.0 Conversation~ Listen to our Classroom 2.0 discussion about Reinventing Project-Based Learning, moderated by Steve Hargadon on April 9. ~Principal Leadership~ What's the school leader's role in supporting projects? That's the topic of our article in Principal Leadership(Dec. 2007 issue). It's highlighted by the New Tech Foundation, which puts projects at the center of learning. ~Meet Us at Tapped In~ Tapped In Part 3 of our conversation about Web 2.0 Tools for Schools, held on Thurs., Nov. 15, from 5-6 p.m. (Pacific). ~ISTE Webinar~ Practical ideas about project-based learning for the digtal age. ISTE Webinar on Reinventing Project-Based Learning Wed., Oct. 24, 1 p.m. (Pacific).
"This is a journey that every educator needs to embark upon, and this highly readable road map is the perfect companion for the trip.”—Will Richardson, author of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms “I heartily recommend this newly published book to any and all educational technology practitioners. Authors Suzie Boss and Jane Krauss know PBL, how kids learn, and how to create meaningful learning environments for students.”—Lynne Wolters “This book by Jane Krauss and Suzie Boss is a gem.”—Vicki Davis, creator of Flat Classroom Project