Collaborating for Project-Based Learning in Grades 9-12, 1st Edition

  • C. Kirio
  • V. Harada
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  • ISBN-10: 1586833766
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833763
  • DDC: 371.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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This is the book that high school media specialists have been asking for! Finally, a project-based approach to student learning in high school featuring the school library media specialist in a starring leadership role in the school improvement process! Includes how-to directions for project-based learning for high school students. Find scientifically based research incorporated into actual practice. See both theory and practice in active collaboration to bring authentic examples of the school media specialist's leadership role in school improvement. Use the best rubrics and plans you can ever imagine today with your students and teachers. Experienced and award-winning librarians collaborate to bring you the book you need to employ best practices with high school students. It is all here in this book: the why, the what, and the how. Allow these wise authors to affirm what the school librarian knows, collaborating with teachers to guide high school students in inquiry-based learning is an effective practice. Watch learning soar as students are deeply engaged in their meaningful school work.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Table of Figures and Templates.
About the Authors.
1: Introduction to Project-Based Learning.
2: School Reform and PBL.
3: The Role of the Library Media Specialist in PBL.
4: Planning for PBL.
5: Are You My Clone? The Controversy over Genetics.
6: A Taste of Culture.
7: Bad M.O.J.O.: A Forensic Approach to Scientific Inquiry.
8: Helping Our Environment, Helping Ourselves.
9: Lei of A.L.O.H.A.: An Appreciation of Cultures.
10: Voices Alive: Oral Histories Tell Us about Communities.
11: Raising the Bar: New Sports For a Challenging Tomorrow.
12: Do I Have to Like it? Understanding and Appreciating Art.
13: Censorship: Defending the Freedom of Expression.
14: Geometry: The Musical Formula.
15: Dreams Work! Exploring Non-Traditional Careers.