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Reinventing Project-Based Learning, 2nd Edition

Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age, Second Edition
Product code: RENVT2
ISBN: 9781564843531
Published: 2014
Topics: Project-based learning, Curriculum
Length: 286 pages
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By Suzie Boss and Jane Krauss

“This is a journey that every educator needs to embark upon, and this highly readable road map is the perfect companion for the trip.”
—Will Richardson, author of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms

Lead students through powerful learning experiences with Reinventing Project-Based Learning, a guide for educators, administrators and professional development specialists who want to make the shift to a more student-driven learning model. Explore proven strategies for overcoming the limitations of the traditional classroom, including a wealth of technology tools for inquiry, collaboration and global connection to support this new vision of instructional design.

The book follows the arc of a project, providing guided opportunities to direct and reflect on your own learning. In the expanded second edition, educators will find the latest tools, a deeper look into assessment strategies, added close-ups on promising practices and a chapter on trends that are poised to shape education in the coming years. With rich illustrations and teacher interviews from around the world, Reinventing Project-Based Learning shows you how to design authentic projects that make the most of available and emerging technologies.

About the Authors

Suzie Boss is a writer and educational consultant who focuses on the power of teaching and learning to improve lives and transform communities. She is the author of Bringing Innovation to School: Empowering Students to Thrive in a Changing World and PBL for 21st Century Success and contributes regularly to Edutopia and the Stanford Social Innovation Review. She is a member of the National Faculty of the Buck Institute for Education and has worked with educators internationally to bring project-based learning and innovation strategies to both traditional classrooms and informal learning settings.

A former teacher in Oregon schools, Jane Krauss divides her time between curriculum and program development for the National Center for Women & Information Technology and professional development for project-based learning in the U.S. and internationally. In her previous role as director of Professional Development Services at ISTE, Krauss managed programs and provided professional development on technology integration to educators around the world. She is co-author, with Suzie Boss, of Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: Guiding Deeper Inquiry.