Ginger Lewman and Project Based Learning

Ginger Lewman

Our recent chat with Ginger Lewman centered on Project-Based Learning. Ginger is an Education Consultant with ESSDACK, specializing in Project/Problem Based Learning, gifted and high-ability learners, differentiated instruction, and technology integration. After teaching in public schools for 15+ years, she joined the ESSDACK team, partnering with Kevin Honeycutt to bring you LifePracticePBL, a flavor of Project Based Learning that engages all learners, Kindergarten through High School.

Ginger presented a thorough explanation of the difference between doing projects and Project-Based Learning. “Doing projects is about learning a topic, reading something, being taught AND THEN doing a project that demonstrates what you learned. On the other hand, PBL is about learning *by* doing. It’s about having a question or a challenge to answer and that the learning happens because it has to be gathered/experienced. And the learning has to occur in order to answer the Question or solve the problem.” A full transcript of the chat may be found here.

 

Links:

Edupreneur ~ Ginger’s Blog

Ginger’s Bio

Livebinder Resources for Gifted and Talented Students

Ginger Lewman’s Library on Diigo

Project Based Learning: A Recipe for LifePractice by Ginger Lewman on Scoop.It!

Ginger’s Keynotes & Workshops

PBL Outline/Ideas Livebinder

PBL/STEM Livebinder

PBL Resources Livebinder

PBL: Learning Geogebra Livebinder

PBL in the Primary Classroom Livebinder

PBL as Entrée, Not Dessert Livebinder

LifePractice PBL

12 Ways to Know if You’re in a Project-Based Learning Environment or Merely Having Kids Create Projects in Your Classroom from @GingerLewman

Project-Based Homeschooling (book)

Project-Based Homeschooling Blog

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Posted on February 20, 2013, in Creative Thinking, Education, gifted education, Teaching and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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