TITLE

IS PBL PRACTICAL?

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, Kevin; Thompson, Susan
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Learning & Leading with Technology;Aug2007, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26146061

 

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