Scott, Kevin; Thompson, Susan
August 2007
Learning & Leading with Technology;Aug2007, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p8
The article presents the contrasting views of the author on the practicality of project-based learning (PBL) in the classroom curriculum in the U.S. One author explains that PBL is a difficult-to-manage teaching strategy for those who are labeled as gifted, twice exceptional, and in need of more in-depth instruction. He stresses that in the reality of classroom management difficulties and students that struggle with basic skills, PBL is a waste time. On the other hand, the author who favors PBL explains that a PBL project is an authentic learning experience that is student center, research based, and connects skills and learning with the world outside the classroom.


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