Differentiating Instruction for the 21st Century
- William N. Bender - The Teacher's Workshop
Classroom Applications of Technology | Learning Styles | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
Increase achievement and engagement for all students in 21st century classrooms!
Project-based learning has emerged as one of today's most effective instructional practices. In PBL, students confront real-world issues and problems, collaborate to create solutions, and present their results. This exciting new book describes how PBL fosters 21st century skills and innovative thinking. The author provides instructional strategies, assessment methods, and detailed instruction on how to:
- Design projects for various content areas across all grade levels
- Integrate technology throughout the learning process
- Use Khan Academy, webquests, wikis, and more to foster deeper conceptual learning
- Build social learning networks
- Differentiate instruction by scaffolding supports for the learning process
"This resource serves as more than an introduction to PBL as an instructional approach; it removes the fear of trying the unknown. Filled with clear explanations and samples, real-world anecdotes and practical advice, as well as lists of resources, this book will become a user’s guide to a powerful instructional approach that will meet the needs of 21st century learners."
"PBL is a powerful way to increase student participation and create critical thinkers for the 21st century."
"Not only is the work timely and current in the field of education, it provides educators with an inclusive resource for project based learning. This concept and the presentation of the material address the needs of students and teachers in the 21st century classroom. The resources, examples, and strategies presented support easy implementation!"
"Project based learning is the future of education. We can no longer prepare students for today's global world with traditional teaching methods. This book may well be our ticket to the future in education."
The book comprises all the subjects that a course on Entrepreneurship review on a semester. It's a comprehensive step-by-step guide for building and managing projects.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter One: Engaging Students Through Project Based Learning