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John McCarthy replied to Amanda Walma's discussion Looking for a cutting edge presenter of Project Based Learning in the group Project-Based Learning (PBL)
"Small world :)"
Apr 2, 2010
John McCarthy replied to Sandra Goodrich's discussion PBL in High School Chemistry? in the group Project-Based Learning (PBL)
"Hi Sandra, Don't know if the question is still at issue. I just joined this Ning. There can be many ways that you might connect content to world context. 1. Consider beginning with listing the key concepts the students need to have as a result…"
Apr 1, 2010
John McCarthy replied to Amanda Walma's discussion Looking for a cutting edge presenter of Project Based Learning in the group Project-Based Learning (PBL)
"The Buck Institute is a good option as previously noted. Another option is http://leadingpbl.org. It's an initiative in Michigan where two education consultants for the county provide training to teachers state-wide. It's founded in the…"
Apr 1, 2010
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Innovation in Education is Overrated

As a society, we place a premium on innovators and entrepreneurs. They are admired, or for some revered in Business, Politics, and even Education. The reason for that bias is that innovators and entrepreneurs are scarce commodities. Most people are employees and not entrepreneurs. There is nothing wrong with that. Most people follow trends; they don’t start them. There is nothing wrong with that. Few people lead while most people follow. Again, there is nothing wrong with that. On the surface…See More
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