20 projects to engage students in learning this year

09/12/2011 | Edutopia.org

The start of the school year is a good opportunity to begin engaging students with project-based lessons, writes journalist and author Suzie Boss. She suggests 20 project ideas, including a digital update of the popular Flat Stanley project -- meant to inspire communication and promote literacy -- to projects that investigate concepts such as climate science and zero gravity or that promote empathy and service learning.

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