Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Using Skills Learned in Guided Inquiry Ups Chances for Employment.

Following is a article provided by e-school.  It touches on many of the strategies we embedded in our guided inquiry units:)

Project-based learning in the classroom 

With employers looking for graduates who can communicate effectively, think critically, and solve problems in collaboration with other team members, more and more schools are looking to project-based learning as a way to better prepare students for these demands. Besides helping students develop the same 21st-century skills that employers covet, project-based learning also helps students retain the information they learn, proponents of the approach say--and it engages students' interest and motivates them to learn.

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