Thinking Through Project-Based Learning

  • Title:Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: Guiding Deeper Inquiry
  • Author:Jane Krauss, Suzie Boss
  • Publication Date:March 2013
  • Grade Level:K-12
  • ISBN:9781452202563
  • Publisher:Corwin Press

Everything you need to know to lead effective and engaging project-based learning!

Are you eager to try out project-based learning, but don't know where to start? How do you ensure that classroom projects help students develop critical thinking skills and meet rigorous standards? Find the answers in this step-by-step guide, written by authors who are both experienced teachers and project-based learning experts.

Thinking Through Project-Based Learning shows you how to create a more interactive classroom environment where students engage, learn, and achieve. Teachers will find:

  • A reader-friendly overview of project-based learning that includes current findings on brain development and connections with Common Core standards
  • Numerous how-to's and sample projects for every K-12 grade level
  • Strategies for integrating project learning into all main subject areas, across disciplines, and with current technology and social media
  • Ways to involve the community through student field research, special guests, and ideas for showcasing student work

Whether you are new to project-based learning or ready to strengthen your existing classroom projects, you'll find a full suite of strategies and tools in this essential book.


Author Bio

Suzie Boss is a writer and educational consultant from Portland, Oregon. A member of the Buck Institute for Education National Faculty, she has worked with educators around the globe interested in engaging students in real-world problem-solving. Her most recent books are Project Based Teaching: How to Create Rigorous and Engaging Learning Experiences and Reinventing Project-Based Learning, 3rd Ed.

Jane Krauss is an expert in project-based learning aided by technology. A long-time classroom teacher, Jane helps educators re-imagine the learning experience so students inquire, imagine, and create in order to meet rigorous learning aims.

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