How to use the Liberty Bell in project-based learning

09/19/2013 | Edutopia.org

The Liberty Bell works for project-based learning that can spark critical thinking and conversation, writes Maurice Elias, a psychology professor at Rutgers University. In this blog post, he offers two assignments that can be modified by grade level and encourage students to ask critical questions about the famous bell and draw their own conclusions. It is important for students to reflect on their work because the "activity is reinforcing social-emotional and character development and its integration with academic content," Elias writes.

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