A learning environment for behaviorism is based on students providing in the correct response to a particular stimulus, and then generalizing the correct response to similar stimulus appropriately. A focus is made on “mastering early steps before progressing to more complex levels of performance” (Ertmer & Newby, 1993, p. 56). In the realm of educational… Read More 3 Theories of Learning
What do the numbers say? How many K-12 teachers/students/schools/programs are involved in the move toward PBL? The actual “numbers” are difficult to find beyond the occasional article that claims the number of teachers or schools using PBL is growing. Educational foundations such as Edutopia and the Buck Institute for Education (BIE) offer a plethora of… Read More What are the current and potential issues surrounding the use of Project Based Learning in traditional or nontraditional schools?