Schools add "making" to their lessons

05/1/2014 | T.H.E. Journal

Some schools are tapping into the national "maker movement." This article profiles how some schools have added "making" to their lessons. Some educators say implementation of the project-based learning method can conflict with end-of-year standardized testing, as educators seek to meet dual-instructional goals. "It is a tension point," Superintendent Pam Moran said. "Teachers stand with one foot on one side of a stream that is about testing, and another foot on the other side about making sure what kids do is worthy of their learning."

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