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10 May 2013

Relevance With Problem-Solving Challenges

Bob Sprankle shared this video with us:

 

Published on May 6, 2013
"Special correspondent John Tulenko of Leaning Matters reports on a public middle school in Portland, Maine that is taking a different approach to teaching students. Teachers have swapped traditional curriculum for an unusually comprehensive science curriculum that emphasizes problem-solving, with a little help from some robots."

You can "see inside" the King Middle School in Portland Maine at its web site.  Click on the Expedition link in the left side bar, to read about other projects, or "Expeditions", like the one featured in the video above.