Project-based learning, or PBL, grew out of early 20th century education reform, like the works of John Dewey. It generally involves directed, open-ended questions, real-life problem solving, and presentation to an authentic audience. .. We’re really looking forward to hearing how you use PBL and the Projects feature in your classrooms. We’re so excited, in fact, that we rounded up a few resources from around the web to help you out:
I have personally experienced this in the college level computer class I teach. Even those students that think they know computers and are an expert, don’t know how to use the computer in a work environment to solve problems and critically assess ideas. They google something and only look at 1 source and even cite that course
Graphic Illustrator and author David Collier talks about writing graphic non-fiction works including Chimo which talks about his experiences in the armed forces and his affection for print as opposed to electronic media.