Mo. district leader credits project-based learning for improvements

09/5/2013 | District Administration magazine

Springfield, Mo., public schools Superintendent Norman Ridder is reporting improved reading and math achievement, as well as better behavior among students, since the district adopted a focus on project-based learning. "We've developed a learning model that pushes the students to focus on what we call the three Cs: collaboration, communication, and critical thinking," he said in this interview.

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