Debunking Five Myths About Project-Based Learning| The Committed Sardine
Many teachers and administrators — not to mention the general public — might have the wrong impression of PBL. Maybe they have stereotypical views of what a “project” is, or they’ve seen poor examples of it in the past. Or they can’t imagine how it could fit in today’s landscape of standards and testing (“Oh yeah, we did that in the 90′s, but things were different then.”)
Here are some common misconceptions and how you could respond with a “fact check” if you’re trying to explain or defend PBL.
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… – The Best Online Sources For Images
Here are my picks for The Best Online Sources For Images
Kindergarten Worksheets – Free Printable Kindergarten Activities. Create Fun Lesson Plans.
There are a variety of different kindergarten activities to do mixed throughout these worksheets. Learning and fun are the key ingredients to a successful worksheet. The free activities are all original and unique to this website. Choose from over forty categories of kindergarten printables. Kids and students will enjoy the worksheets for days. The math section includes addition, subtraction, counting, fraction, place value, graphs, measurement, pattern words, and numbers activities. The English section includes reading, alphabet, writing, phonics, vocabulary, sight words, opposites, rhyming words, and spelling activities. The general learning section includes science, Spanish, social studies, dinosaur, health, zoo, language, butterfly, and coloring activities. The last section is our holiday group. This includes Easter, Christmas, summer, winter, spring, fall, Thanksgiving, and Halloween activities.
Newswordy: Word of the day
Buzzwords are frequently used in news media. These are words that do not typically occur in everyday speech, but are common among newscasters, talking heads, and pundits on cable news.
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