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6-Step Problem-Based Learning!

By: Emily R. Smith, M.A.Ed.Posted 10/02/15
6-Step Problem-Based Learning!

Through problem-based learning, students are encouraged to ask questions, brainstorm responses, evaluate their options, and share their decisions. This problem-solving process is critical in today’s classrooms. Here are six steps, as well as some tips, for using problem-based learning in elementary and middle school classrooms!

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Questioning That Develops Layers of Math Knowledge

By: Jared DuPree Ph.D.Posted 02/27/15
Questioning That Develops Layers of Math Knowledge

As a math educator, how often do we hear students stating, “I know how to do this”? Read more to find out how changing one word in the statement “I know how to do this” assesses multiple knowledge domains and unveils a student’s comprehensive understanding of a concept.

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5 Proven Ways to Engage Students in Great Literature

By: Dona Herweck RicePosted 09/19/14
5 Proven Ways to Engage Students in Great Literature

Great literature is out there for all ages in all genres, with storylines, characters, and themes to appeal and thrill every reader. But how do we inspire children to come willingly and eagerly to these books? Here are five proven methods.

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