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Pixie

Software for student publishing and creativity.

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Wixie

Online student publishing and creativity platform.

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Frames

Create animations, digital stories, and stop-motion.

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Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

Tech4Learning Blog
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Project-Based Learning - Setting Expectations

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Aug 19, 2011 1:44:00 PM

As we set out to do project work, it is important to very specifically clarify our expectations for student work – both in the form of the final product, as well as behavior during the process. Here are some specific questions to make sure you answer as you begin project work with your students.
 

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Topics: pbl, technology, project-based learning, questioning, authentic task

My First Two Weeks as a Tech4Learning Intern

Posted by Briana King on Aug 5, 2011 3:08:00 PM

Its the summer before my junior at college and as much as I'd like to kick back and give my brain a break till late August, I have been taught other wise. In a field where experience is key, an internship was the only way to spend my summer.

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Topics: pixie, students, 21st century classroom, project-based learning

Project-based learning: essential questions and authentic tasks

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jul 26, 2011 9:10:00 AM

How do essential questions and authentic tasks work together in a project-based learning environment?

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Topics: project-based learning, essential question, understanding, authentic task

Developing the questions for project-based learning

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jul 18, 2011 4:28:00 PM

Project-based learning (PBL) involves a large time commitment, so if you are going to make the time investment, you'll want to focus on the big ideas in our classroom curriculum.

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Topics: project-based learning, essential question, questioning, understanding

Project-Based Learning at High Tech High recognized again

Posted by Melinda Kolk on May 5, 2011 4:57:00 PM

While driving to work this morning, I was excited to hear that San Diego's High Tech High is one of the finalists for the Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge. This competition asked students to demonstrate how the learning environment at their school prepares them for college and career.

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Topics: engage, 21st century classroom, project-based learning

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