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Thursday, November 3 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Scaffolding Classroom Innovation through Project-Based Learning

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Research has shown that when students engage in more intellectually challenging work, they also gain the skills that they need to succeed on more traditional forms of assessment. However, teachers often struggle with the process of “letting go” and empowering students to take ownership of the learning process. Project-Based Learning (PBL) offers one avenue for scaffolding teacher instructional design. In this session, we will explore the potential of using PBL as a process rather than a pathway to project and address the driving question: how do we encourage our students to become problem seekers versus problem solvers?

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Beth Holland

Instructor & Doctoral Student, EdTechTeacher & John Hopkins
Beth Holland combines over 17 years of experience in mobile learning, K-12 education, and differentiated instruction to help teachers create innovative learning environments. She blogs regularly for Edutopia and EdTech Researcher at Education Week, presents at nationally and internationally, and is an authorized Google Education Trainer. She holds a Master's degree from Harvard University as well as a Bachelor's degree from Northwestern... Read More →


Thursday November 3, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
206A