Project Based Learning

Deeper Learning, Authentic Audiences, and the Bike Path Project with Steven Levy

“When student work culminates in a genuine product for an authentic audience, it makes a world of difference.” In this conversation I had the opportunity to talk with my friend and fellow CACE Fellow, Steven Levy who was recognized as the Massachusetts State Teacher of the Year (1993), honored by the Disney American Teacher Awards …

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Rooftop Perspectives – A Big Picture View for Christian Educators

Part of the way through Eric Reender’s wonderful book, Rooftop Perspectives, a character states: “A story is not about answers, but making you think.” Reenders succeeds in doing this in his book by taking us into not one but two stories – using the technique of a story within a story, and of all things, …

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Our Quest for Congruence, Part 2: Exciting Developments

A student centered learning movement is emerging in North American Christian education – this is a very exciting development! Now you might say, “Hasn’t Christian education always been about viewing students as image-bearers of God and being student centered?” I would contend, however, from my perspective as a recipient, participant, and observer of Christian education …

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