Problem-Based Learning for Math & Science: Integrating Inquiry and the Internet / Edition 2

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Overview

Illustrates how to strengthen learners' problem-solving skills by incorporating problem-based learning (PBL) with Internet resources and presents projects that correlate to national science, mathematics, and technology standards.

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Editorial Reviews

Debra Gerdes
"Teachers looking for a concise guide to implementing problem-based learning in math and science classrooms: this book is for you!"
Katie Morrow
"The purpose of problem-based learning is to emphasize meaning-making over fact collecting. With this method, Diane Ronis has written a book well-equipped to produce self-motivated and independent lifelong learners!"
MAA Reviews
"The guidelines on using and assessing projects, as well as the ready-to-use samples, make this a worthwhile resource."
Debra Gerdes
"Teachers looking for a concise guide to implementing problem-based learning in math and science classrooms: this book is for you!"
Katie Morrow
"The purpose of problem-based learning is to emphasize meaning-making over fact collecting. With this method, Diane Ronis has written a book well-equipped to produce self-motivated and independent lifelong learners!"
MAA Reviews
"The guidelines on using and assessing projects, as well as the ready-to-use samples, make this a worthwhile resource."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412955591
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/4/2007
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 707,468
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Diane Ronis is a professor of education at Southern Connecticut State University and has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction. Her drive to make learning meaningful to all students comes from 17 years of teaching middle school and high school mathematics and fine arts as well as eight years of experience instructing preservice teachers at the college and graduate level. Ronis has been a presenter and keynote speaker at numerous conferences, workshops and seminars, and is the author of Brain Compatible Mathematics, Brain Compatible Assessments, Critical Thinking in Math, Problem Based Learning for Math & Science: Integrating Inquiry and the Internet, and Clustering Standards in Integrated Units.

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Table of Contents

Preface Introduction The Concepts Explored in This Book The Standards Used in This Book The Goal of This Book
1. The Integration of Mathematics, Science, Technology, and Problem-Based Learning Redefining Literacy Using Problem-Based Learning to Increase Literacy Relating Technology to Math and Science Integrating Problem-Based Learning With Cyber-Age Math and Science Integrated Inquiry Project, Middle Level: Meteorology
2. Problem-Based Learning and Constructivism Why Problem-Based Learning Is Brain-Compatible Problem-Based Learning and the Constructivist Model: The Five E's Teaching in the Problem-Based Learning Classroom Integrated Inquiry Project, Middle/Secondary Level: Developing Entrepreneurial Excellence
3. Aspects and Approaches of Problem-Based Learning Phases of Implementation Problem-Based Learning Techniques New Roles for Teachers Integrated Inquiry Project 1: Middle/Secondary Levels: The Roller Coaster Integrated Inquiry Project 2: Secondary Level: Building Bridges
4. Planning Problem-Based Learning for the Classroom Planning for Integrated Learning Guidelines for Implementing a Problem-Based Learning Project Questions to Promote Problem Solving Integrated Inquiry Project, Multilevel: The Mississippi Delta
5. Evaluating and Assessing Problem-Based Learning Alternative Assessments Types of Authentic Assessment and Evaluation Integrated Inquiry Project, Multilevel: Architectural Design
6. Integrating Community Learning Activities Into the Classroom The National Association of Partners in Education Organizational Partnerships in Education Helping Experts Become Teachers Community Connections: Multilevel Car Project Appendix: Cyber Sources for Math, Science, and Technology Bibliography Index

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