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A Step-by-Step Guide to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom


 
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Project-Based Learning for Gifted Students: A Step-by-Step Guide to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom outlines how to implement PBL in the gifted classroom. This fully updated second edition:

  • Guides teachers to create a project-based learning environment in their own classroom.
  • Includes helpful examples and reproducible lessons that all teachers can use to get started.
  • Focuses on student choice, teacher responsibility, and opportunities for differentiation.
  • Provides a step-by-step process for linking projects with standards and finding the right structure.
  • Helps build a practical and engaging classroom environment.

Use this must-have guide to challenge students' thinking, promote rigor, and build engaging authentic, real-world, inquiry-based learning experiences.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition Introduction Chapter 1: What Is Project-Based Learning, and Why Should We Use It? Chapter 2: Creating Ownership With Calendars, Contracts, and Rubrics Chapter 3: How to Use Learning Standards and Bloom’s Taxonomy With Projects Chapter 4: Finding the Structure That Works for You, Your Classroom, and Your Students Chapter 5: Ways to Vary the Structure of Projects Chapter 6: Implementing the Structure With Students, Parents, Administration, and Staff Chapter 7: Teaching Students to Create Rubrics Chapter 8: Technology, Resources, and Classroom Environment Chapter 9: Teaching in the Project-Based Classroom: Becoming a Manager Conclusion: Empowering Students References Appendix A: Reproducibles Appendix B: Examples of Projects About the Author

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Biography

Todd Stanley is author of seven teacher education books including Project-Based Learning for Gifted Students: A Handbook for the 21st-Century Classroom and Performance-Based Assessment for 21st-Century Skills.