The Learning Renaissance

Learning by Doing – The Essence of Project-Based Learning

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Learning by doing has always been seen as a more effective learning methodology than rote learning or teacher transmission. Too often schools marginalise this type of learning because of perceived costs (without looking at benefits), the preoccupation with content learning and the alleged difficulties of building this methodology into large classes.

This case study by Shawn Canney at Edutopia shows how one teacher came to terms with project-based learning: Learning by Doing – A Teacher Transitions Into PBL | Edutopia

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