Monthly Archives: August 2016

When is a PBL “Pause” Not a Pause? More on Literature and PBL

I’ve heard English teachers advocate for a literature “pause” from Project Based Learning. This might happen in a variety of ways- teachers might advocate that the school use a portion of the day or a particular class for book clubs

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But What About Literature?

“How am I supposed to fit in Julius Caesar/To Kill A Mockingbird…./insert title here into Project Based Learning?” is a question I often get as a New Tech Network literacy and school coach.  English teachers understandably wonder how reading a

Posted in Authenticity, Teaching Challenging Texts