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Problems as Possibilities: Problem-Based Learning for K–16 Education 2nd Edition

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We're all learners on life's journey, and often the messy problems we encounter present us with the best education. Researchers are finding that the same concept holds true for students in our classrooms.

Table of contents

In Memory of Bernard C. Hollister

Acknowledgments

What is Problem-Based Learning?

What Are the Foundations of Problem-Based Learning?

About the authors

Linda Torp is the chief education officer for Success Lab, Inc., of Chicago; former director for academic planning, research, and evaluation at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora; and a facilitator for ASCD's Problem-Based Learning Network, PBL Net (Web site:http://www.imsa.edu/team/cpbl/pbln/). Torp has served as director for the Center for Problem-Based Learning and worked as a professional developer for many years in the areas of problem-based learning, integrated curriculum, and literacy. Her work in schools as an educator and consultant spans elementary through graduate levels. Torp can be reached at Success Lab, Inc., Suite 700, 1033 West Van Buren Avenue, Chicago, IL 60607; phone: 312-492-8730, ext. 237, toll-free: 1-800-KIDS LEARN; e-mail:ltorp@successlab.com(Success Lab's Web site: http://www.successlab.com).


Book details

Product No.
101064E4
ISBN
978-0-87120-574-2
Release Date
January 2002
Page Count
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Curriculum