Tag Archives: group work

Preparing Teachers for Project Based Learning

This week’s article from EDWeek is about how and why teacher-preparation programs need to include training in implementing Project Based Learning. Even if you’re not engaged in preparing future K-12 teachers, there’s a lot of useful information here, particularly “5 Key Practices of a PBL Teacher”. Projects are difficult to implement, but can be transformative for courses and students.

Preparing Teachers for Project Based Learning

Group Work and More In Philosophy

The blog of the American Philosophical Association regularly hosts a “teaching workshop,” where reader questions about teaching will be answered. I am a philosopher, so I appreciate this discipline specific approach. But much of what is said is just good teaching advice. The most recent workshop features questions and answers about group work, team-based learning, and allowing students to revise work.

APA May Teaching Workshop