Project Based Learning (PBL)

Achievement Parties: Motivating Your Students to do Their Best

Contributors: Deana Swanson | Length : 6 | File type : Video

The best kind of student motivation is intrinsic to the process of learning, but sometimes students need an additional incentive to inspire that extra push toward excellence. What if you could offer h... Read More

Learning by Doing: Developing Activities that Inspire and Inform

Contributors: Deana Swanson | Length : 7 | File type : Audio

What does making a Renaissance-era dome out of newspaper or role-playing a labor strike have to do with school? Learning, of course. In this video, Deana Swanson shares some ideas and tips for making ... Read More

My Vision for My Students

Contributors: Samuel Stoltzfus | File type : Article

Samuel shares a plethora ideas for emotionally and intellectually healthy activities for upper elementary students. Now that school is over for the year and summer lies ahead, my students have ... Read More

Hands-On Learning

Contributors: Arnold Good | Length : 22 | File type : Audio

There are many ways to learn. We learn by reading, we learn by following the example of others. We learn by asking questions, or by experimentation. Listening to instruction is also a common way to le... Read More

The Role of Play in Growth

Contributors: Jonas Sauder | File type : Curricular

Why play? Is all play the same? Is play something different from learning? Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Endangered Species Project Example

Contributors: Brian J Martin | File type : Teaching Material

This sample project highlights the danger of extinction for the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. Although it is designed to fit A Beka Biology, download it and modify it to meet your class needs even if you use... Read More

Endangered Species Project Rubric

Contributors: Brian J Martin | File type : Teaching Material

This rubric specifies the criteria used to evaluate a project on endangered species. The document also includes focus questions and research sources. Although it is designed to fit A Beka Biology, dow... Read More

Civitas Teachers Manual

Contributors: Austin Shenk | File type : Teaching Material

The teachers' manual gives instructions for playing the classroom game of civilization-building. Download the manual, preview it below, or Download an editable version For an explanation of C... Read More

Civitas Components

Contributors: Austin Shenk | File type : Teaching Material

This zip folder contains the printable components for Civitas: Cards representing wood, grain, ore, and other supplies The continent image Cards representing soldiers, cities, and schools ... Read More

Geography Travel Challenge

Contributors: Jason Beachy | File type : Document

Traveling the world: Sounds like fun! In this independent activity for high school students, students learn that it takes some coordination, too, and costs some money. Harness your students' dr... Read More