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Posted by Theresa Shafer on September 29, 2014
Over the past four and a half weeks, the Katherine Smith third graders have been working on their first PBL project. The driving question was “How unique am I?” In order to answer... Read more »
Posted by Theresa Shafer on September 24, 2014
How? Why? Great ideas involving all stakeholders were shared. Join us for #PBLChat next Tuesday at 8pm ET to discuss " AP classess and PBL, can it be done?" 
Posted by Jenny Pieratt on September 22, 2014
Persistence. Grit. Tenacity. Perseverance. Agency. These words are all abuzz on the educational circuit today, and while it’s easy to get wrapped up in these enticing ideas that... Read more »
Posted by Theresa Shafer on September 17, 2014
The 3rd Tues of each month #PBLChat has an elementary school flavor, led by @VMVikes!
Posted by New Tech Staff on September 12, 2014
New Tech @ Mann learners and facilitators have agreed to observe these norms at all times, no matter where we are.  We are PATS — true J. L. Mann Patriots!Put trust in place Trust... Read more »
Posted by New Tech Staff on September 10, 2014
Learners at the Weidner School of Inquiry in Plymouth, Indiana have been deeply engaged in a project interviewing World War II veterans from their community.  The project has been... Read more »