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Anna Rivera
Any thoughts on PBL Problem Based Learning? Any great projects for 6th grade Science?
May. 13, 2014 at 1:32 pm
Greg Prater
I feel a necessary step in learning PBL is the Buck Institute.
Jun. 03, 2014 at 8:32 am
Anna Rivera
Thanks ... I have looked there also.
Jun. 16, 2014 at 1:33 pm
carolyn fruin
Another cool site to take a look at - inquiry not PBL necessarily, is PhET. The simulations are fantastic and one of the ways I push my kids into discovering or inquiring is starting a unit with these. Sometimes gaming to achieve something, other times just minimal guidance. They have materials submitted by teachers as ideas and many are useable for the full range of k12. BTW - let me know what specific ES topics and I might be able to hook you up with a couple of my ES colleagues.
May. 21, 2014 at 2:44 pm
carolyn fruin
Hi Anna - do you have any specific topics you're interested in? You might browse, a lot of good stuff there. I'll ask around for you as well. thx
May. 20, 2014 at 10:33 am
Anna Rivera
Thanks ... I will. I just started teaching Earth science after teaching Life science for a long time so I'm a little rusty.
May. 21, 2014 at 9:06 am

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