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What Project-Based Learning Means for Your High School Child

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4/25/2014 9:00 PM
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U.S. News & World Report (Apr. 25): What Project-Based Learning Means for Your High School Child"

While the term project-based learning only became popular in recent years, the idea has been around for at least a hundred or so, says Nancy Niemi, associate professor and head of the education program at the University of New Haven. She traces the concept back to John Dewey, an education reformer and philosopher from the 19th and 20th century who believed that school work should be hands on and tied to the community.

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