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Real-World Learning Framework for Elementary Schools

Digital Tools and Practical Strategies for Successful Implementation

By: Marge Maxwell, Rebecca Stobaugh, Janet Lynne Tassell

Bring about deeper, self-directed learning in elementary school students through real-world project-based instruction to help students partner in their own learning.

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Real-World Learning Framework for Elementary Schools

Bring about deeper, self-directed learning in elementary school students. This book outlines opportunities teachers and students have to exercise cognitive complexity, engagement, and technology integration through real-world project-based instruction. Part one details the Create Excellence Framework, and part two offers sample lesson plans from real-world learning projects so educators can help students take more responsibility for and find more enthusiasm in their own learning.

  • Learn each of the components of the research-based Create Excellence Framework for lesson planning and how each component connects to student content standards.
  • Discover the five levels of real-world learning.
  • Answer questions to consider in setting up the Create Excellence Framework for real-world learning.
  • Consult real-world examples of Create Excellence Framework–applicable learning projects.
  • Learn about many online tools and resources to promote online projects that engage students.

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Additional Information

Product Code: BKF753, EKF355

ISBN: 9781943874514

Published By: Solution Tree

“Teachers need clear and concise development for upping the rigor of classroom instruction, and this book thoroughly outlines a framework for doing just that.”

Patricia Whitfield-Madison, instructional technology coach, Tulsa Public Schools, Oklahoma

“This book will help elementary teachers engage students on a much deeper level. The authors solidly walk the reader through each part of the lesson framework and provide detailed ideas for implementation. Teachers who are looking for new ways to do things will find this book really intriguing.”

Beth Johnson, instructional technology specialist, Broken Arrow Public Schools, Oklahoma

“I am excited to use this resource with elementary teachers. The framework is unique and necessary to help move teachers to higher levels of real-world learning. The authors clearly explain how to properly implement the framework.”

Paula Hagan, education consultant and former project-based learning coordinator

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