Category Archives: Project Based Learning

The Wisdom of Crowds: Sharing Collaborative and Group Work among Middle & Upper School teachers

Moderators: Joel Backon, Choate Rosemary Hall & Bill Sullivan, Suffield Academy “Groups are only smart when there is a balance between the information that everyone in the group shares and the information that each of the members of the group … Continue reading

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Doing History Instead of Reading About It

At some point in our teaching career, we wake up one day and realize that education is about the kids, not about us. Continue reading

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Doing History in the Digital Age with CAIS Colleagues

Come Join a #CAISCT #PBL Investigation of the UGRR Join CAIS colleagues (Grades 5-12) in a dialogue over dinner at Choate Rosemary Hall on Thursday, October 29th at 5:30pm. As in past programs for history teachers, this CAIS program wants to … Continue reading

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An #CAISCT Invitation to Join our Sate-Wide #PBL History of Connecticut’s UGRR

Join CAIS learners (teachers and students) in this Project-Based Learning investigation of Connecticut’s complex history of the Underground Railroad. While teachers will be collaborating and sharing best practices for effective project-based learning environments (rubrics, assessments, etc), students will be “doing” … Continue reading

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Teaming Up On Shakespeare: New Technologies, Old Plays, and Creative Collaboration with the Bard.”

A big part of teaching a complex work of literature is directly confronting the battlements that students have erected around themselves. Many students have had bad experiences with Shakespeare, having been made to read it too young, too independently, too … Continue reading

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Join Our State-Wide #PBL Project and Contribute to the 150th Commemoration Process!

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#PBL Presentation @CAIS’ Too Many Tools Event, December 11th

The American Studies class from Suffield Academy is looking forward to launching this exciting #PBL initiative to inspire a state-wide research project to learn more about the Connecticut 29th. This annual and always inspiring CAIS event will be the perfect time and place to … Continue reading

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