Selected Free Video Resources: 21st Century Schools
You Tube is loaded with videos about 21st Century Schools and PBL: What are these schools? Why are they important? How are they different? How well do these schools work? Where does PBL fit? This selected list provides a short cut for you to these answers. View these vetted videos to expand your outside the box, outside the traditional model thinking to examine what non-factory schools might look and sound like in the next decade. As Thomas Edison once said, “There is always a better way…just find it.”
From Worms to Wall Street: Projects Prompt Active, Authentic Learning
Newsome Park Elementary School
Introduction: The Basic Reasons Why Schools Need to Change.
Quest 2 Learn: This may be the most far outside the box model in a public school.
Digital Youth Network: An after school program in Chicago.
Smithsonian Institute: 21st Century Learning outside school walls.
Middleton (Wisconsin): Students step outside classroom borders to explore their community in a a digitally enriched project.
Philadelphia Leadership Academy: A STEM model that brings powerful results.
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Digital Nation: An in depth look at why, what and how for 21st Century Schools. VIEW →
From Worms to Wall Street. A public elementary school implements project-based-learning 100%. VIEW →
Manor New Tech High School. A public high school leverages 100% project-based-learning and technology to catapult test scores and new skills to the top on. VIEW →
The 50+ videos in this series showcase 10 Deeper Learning networks that are preparing more than 227,000 students for success in more than 500 innovative schools. Meet students and teachers who exemplify what can happen when the Common Core and 21st Century Skills are approached with innovative teaching models that emphasize real-world experience, academic mindsets, and collaborative project work.
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