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From Camp To Classroom

The children looked like they were playing in the stream. Upon closer inspection, it was revealed that they were doing science!

Kathy Lamont’s science class was on a field trip. They were testing water and looking at different marine species. The kids scooped up tadpoles and other samples. One was a frog much larger than the others. The student who found it was so excited; she did some…

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The Differences Between Project Based Learning and Problem Based Learning

It's easy to get lost in the alphabet soup of academic jargon. It's especially easy when two similar, but strikingly different teaching approaches have the same acronym – in this case, PBL. So what is the difference between Project Based Learning and Problem Based Learning?...

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