The Engaging Classroom

    • In Other Words

    Innovative School Program Highlights PBL

    Quest@GHS is an innovative high school program utilitzing project-based learning to foster critical thinking.
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    Let IRA Be Your Guide Through a Loud Public Debate

    At IRA, we believe our job is to convene the collegial dialogue and the debate in a way that ultimately informs good practice for inclusion in education policy.
    • Quiet! Teacher in Progress

    Don't Let Common Core Take the Love Out of Reading

    Trusted friends and admired colleagues have said their reading instruction feels tedious, overly challenging for students, and less fun.
    • Teaching Tips

    Using PBL Within 'The Standards'

    New educational standards make instructional demands. Using Project-Based Learning is a great way to follow through with units.
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    The 'Maker Movement' Has a Place in All Disciplines

    This maker movement isn’t necessarily something new, I have allowed my students to play and tinker with reading and writing.
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    Super Practical Project-Based Learning Ideas

    Some tips and leads on incorporating PBL in the classroom.
    • Putting Books to Work

    Putting Books to Work: Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas

    Using a nonfiction text can open a world of project-based learning possibilities.

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    Synthesizing and Sharing Through ThingLink

    ThingLink helps create interactive charts for student presentations.
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    Putting the STEM in ILD

    The ILD 60-for-60 challenge was a great STEM springboard for a North Carolina teacher.
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    Do We Underestimate the Power of the Story?

    Some have reading issues, while others have issues with what they're reading.
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    Dyslexia: When Spelling Matters

    Hearing a booth next to me at a dyslexia conference, I thought there was just "another program" for dyslexic students. I learned more two days later and it changed everything.
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    Building A Strong Foundation on Vocabulary and Making it Fun

    Classes can compete with students around the world in a race for the largest vocabulary.
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