Why now may not be the best time to implement project-based learning

08/16/2013 | Edutopia.org

For teachers interested in implementing project-based learning this school year, it actually may be best to wait a few weeks -- laying the foundation first -- before launching such efforts, writes John Larmer, editor-in-chief at the Buck Institute for Education. In this blog post, he also shares four competencies that he says students need for PBL, including critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity and innovation.

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