Tagged : Tag: deeper learning

March 21, 2016
The Why and How of Collaborative Learning

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Students who are encouraged to take learning into their own hands benefit in a multitude of ways. Using a collaborative approach to learning not only motivates students to be hands-on in their education, but also builds academic […]

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Post filed under : Classroom Strategies
September 21, 2015
Some Useful Links on the Peer Tutoring Resource Site

Aside from the lesson plans, tutor training documents, program design guides and the other peer tutoring tools available in the PTRC resource library, additional resources can be found on this site's "Useful Links" section. This section contains a list of helpful content from around the Web that may be of interest to the k-12 peer tutoring practitioner. Apart […]

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Post filed under : Teaching Strategies
July 15, 2014
A Quick Start Guide to Using Project Based Learning (PBL) in the Classroom

A compilation of resources to help get you up to speed with project based learning. What is Project Based Learning? According to the Buck Institute of Education, “Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to a […]

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Post filed under : Classroom Strategies
June 30, 2014
Peer Tutoring as a Deeper Learning Practice

A lot of information and articles have emerged regarding the topic of deeper learning. While this might seem like another buzzword, the concepts of deeper learning aren’t new to education and its goals for all students: a thorough mastery of core academic content and the ability to apply this information in solving complex real world problems. […]

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Post filed under : Classwide Peer Tutoring, Peer Tutoring Practitioners

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