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Important Documents for Reference
What is PBL?
Articles on PBL
PBL on Storify
Resources on PBL
Videos on PBL
The Digital Classroom
The Flipped Classroom
Tech Tools for Education
The 4 C's - 21st Century Skills of PBL
PBL-WL Project Ideas
Project ideas for novice
Project ideas for intermediate
Project ideas for advanced
What Students will do next
Helping Students Find Their Writer’s Voice
by John McCarthy
Three exercises t...
The Student-Centered Math Class
by Laura Wheeler
Transform your ma...
New Times Call for a New Civics
by Holly Korbey
After decades of ...
A Content-Rich Maker Project
by Sam Patterson
The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources
Get a roundup of ...
What Autism Can Look Like
by Elizabeth W. Barnes
Autism can be con...
Using Math Apps to Increase Understanding
by Monica Burns
These 10 free or ...
by Ben Johnson
Why encouraging s...
Climb Aboard: School Buses Reimagined
by Emelina Minero
Hooking the Youngest Students on History
by Matthew James Friday
Use storytelling ...
Flashback to 2000: Classroom Tech That Doesn’t Exist Anymore
Saving for College: Tech Edition
Calling All Educators: What Do You Care About?
5 Biggest Barriers to Education Technology
Is Technology Holding Students Back?
Which Learning Style Works For You?
10 Skills Modern Teachers Need
Don’t Weep for Public Education Just Yet
Teaching Students Good Digital Citizenship
Podcasts and the Classroom
21st Century Skills
digital story telling
project based learning
web 2.0 tools
21st Century Skills
Critical Thinking - a 21st Century Skill
Not that it hasn't been important to think critically for a few centuries now, but that CT is important in a new way in the digital age. Here are some resources to help us think critically about CT! Is that metacritical thinking?
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
THE 21ST CENTURY SKILLS TEACHERS SHOULD HAVE
We need first of all to "think different" as Apple would tell us!
The wrong way...
Sadly, many of our colleagues think this way!
How about a new paradigm?
Yes, that's more like it! PBL, PLNs, 4 C's, Digital Connections, Engagement, Problem Solving... a new kind of teacher.
BLOOM’S TAXONOMY: THE 21ST CENTURY VERSION
This is a great page with several infographics to help sort out how Bloom's Taxonomy fits in with CT, with emphasis on:
1 – The cognitive : The intellectual or knowledge based domain consisted of 6 levels . Associated with the verb to THINK
2 – The Affective : Emotional or attitudinal based domain and consists of 5 levels. It is associated with the verb to FEEL
3 – The Psycho motor : The physical skills based domain and consists of 6 levels.
Bloom's Digital Taxonomy
@ Educational Orgami Wiki - a TON of information!
Good Articles on Critical Thinking
Understanding How the Brain Thinks
by Judy Willis @ Edutopia
Ensuring Critical Thinking in PBL
by Andrew K. Miller, on his blog and on the
ASCD Whole Child Blog
these 2 articles @
Intel's Designing Effective Projects
Articles from BIE.org
Does Project Based Learning Teach Critical Thinking_.pdf
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