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  • New Examples of STEM Project-Based Learning Activities
    New Examples of STEM Project-Based Learning Activities

    STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Science and technology are everywhere in the world around us and are continuously expanding into every aspect of our lives. We use engineering to design roads and bridges, but also to tackle the challenges of changing global weather and environmentally-friendly changes to our home. Mathematics is in…

  • How To Make Project-Based Learning Easier For You And Your Students
    How To Make Project-Based Learning Easier For You And Your Students

    Project-based learning was introduced in schools in the 1980s. Despite its existence for over 40 years and its reputation as one of the most effective learning methods, its widespread adoption has been limited. The reasons for this vary: some schools, initially eager to implement it, find it overly complex and require more time and resources…

  • How Can You Do Meaningful Collaboration With Your Students In Real Time
    How Can You Do Meaningful Collaboration With Your Students In Real Time

    Like many other things in education, collaborative learning has different interpretations by different people. Some believe that using a platform in which students can upload their file inputs to a team project is the essence of collaboration. Others believe that having students work together on a document that allows multiple students to edit together is…

  • Should You Teach Your Students to Code Now That AI Can Do It For Them
    Should You Teach Your Students to Code Now That AI Can Do It For Them

    The question whether students should be exposed to learning how to code had many ups and downs. It started in the 70s when Seymour Papert, a professor at the MIT Education Lab, invented Logo programming and the turtle it helped to program. Since then there were periods of widespread adoption of coding and periods of…

  • Why AI Will Not Replace Teachers
    Why AI Will Not Replace Teachers

    When OpenAI released ChatGPT in November 2022, teachers and schools were amazed with its ability to write essays, solve science and math problems and produce working computer code. At the same time, a growing feeling of alarm started taking over when teachers realized that it can also mean a new era of rampant cheating and…

  • How Math Education Can Improve With a Project-Based Learning Approach
    How Math Education Can Improve With a Project-Based Learning Approach

    Project-based math education Math education faces a significant crisis. Recent results from The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a test mandated by Congress, reveal a concerning decline in student math scores over the past two and a half years. These findings offer a measurable insight into the educational disruptions caused by the pandemic and…

  • Why Underachievers Can Benefit Most From Using AI
    Why Underachievers Can Benefit Most From Using AI

    Human and AI interaction Concern is the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about AI. Teachers are trying to figure out how to adapt to a technology that abruptly upends the way they used to teach. Sticking to the old conventional method of asking students direct questions may no longer work because tools…

  • How To Do Project-Based Learning With AI: A Social Studies Example
    How To Do Project-Based Learning With AI: A Social Studies Example

    Students collaborating on project It has been less than a year since the release of ChatGPT and teachers are still trying to figure out how to adapt to a technology that abruptly upends the way they used to teach. Its effect on education or almost any other field for that matter is so fundamental that…

  • How To Do Project-Based Learning With AI: A STEM Example
    How To Do Project-Based Learning With AI: A STEM Example

    It has been less than a year since the release of ChatGPT and teachers are still trying to figure out how to adapt to a technology that abruptly upends the way they used to teach. Its effect on education or almost any other field for that matter is so fundamental that it forces teachers or…

  • 10 Inspiring Project-Based Learning Ideas for the Classroom
    10 Inspiring Project-Based Learning Ideas for the Classroom

    Students working on project Introduction: The Power of Project-Based Learning In today’s world, traditional teaching methods alone may not be enough to prepare students for the challenges that they will encounter in life. Project-based learning (PBL) provides an innovative educational approach that ignites a passion for learning and nurtures critical skills that extend far beyond…

  • Why is Project-Based Learning Hot Again: Benefits, Examples and Resources
    Why is Project-Based Learning Hot Again: Benefits, Examples and Resources

    Students working on project As AI continues to advance, educators are realizing that conventional methods of asking students direct questions may no longer be as effective, given the availability of tools like ChatGPT that can readily answer those questions. However, there is an innovative solution that can rekindle students’ passion for learning: project-based learning. Let’s…

  • The Best AI Tools for Education: Revolutionizing Teaching and Learning
    The Best AI Tools for Education: Revolutionizing Teaching and Learning

    Technology has transformed numerous aspects of our lives, and education is no exception. With the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a new era of teaching and learning has emerged. AI tools for education have gained significant popularity, offering innovative solutions to enhance the educational experience for both teachers and students. These tools utilize machine learning…