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Improve Creativity and Critical Thinking with Problem-Based Learning

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Overview

Are you looking for ways to engage all of your students and stretch their thinking? Would you like to cultivate their creativity and reinforce their critical thinking skills? Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is a strategy that plays to the strengths of all students, from gifted to struggling, while still providing the challenges needed for learning to happen. Join Melissa Edwards as she takes a look at the critical and creative thinking skills that can be addressed using PBL. She will also share some PBL resources and examples of projects that you can use in your classroom. While the examples covered will focus primarily on elementary students, they can be easily adapted and used with students in a variety of subjects and grade levels.




SPONSOR: This webinar is brought to you by Britannica Digital Learning. For more information about Britannica Digital Learning, please visit http://info.eb.com/simplek12/

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Thursday, November 13, 2014 @ 3:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Learning Theories & Strategies, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: 21st century skills, creativity, critical thinking, PBL, problem based learning

Reviews (4)

Full Member
 
Melissa: You gave us a very interesting presentation! Thank you!
Full Member
+10
 
Such great tips about problem-based learning. I look forward to sharing this with others. Thanks.
Full Member
+5
 
I am always looking for more clarity on problem based learning. This was helpful.
Basic Member
+7
 
I watched this live and it was wonderful. Great information on PBL!
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