Category Archives: Projects4ME

Maine’s Virtual Project-based Program for students who learn differently, or need more flexibility in their learning.

Is Project-Based Learning Supported by Research?

I'm surprised at how often I still get asked if Project-Based Learning (PBL) is supported by research (I guess this very old approach is still new to many folks…). The good news is that there is strong evidence that when … Continue reading

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Learn More about Projects4ME and Auburn’s iPad Program

The other night, I had the pleasure of joining Cheryl Oaks, Alice Barr, and Bob Sprankle on their Seedlings podcast. We had a chance to talk about Auburn’s literacy and math initiative at includes 1to1 iPads in kindergarten and Projects4ME, … Continue reading

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We Have Our Second Graduate!

Recently, my wife and I got to attend a special graduation. Corey is my second student from the virtual project-based program to earn his high school diploma! The virtual project-based program allows students to earn credit by designing and doing … Continue reading

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Schools Trying to Solve Challenges Creatively – My testimony on LD 938

Tough times for schools (not even counting the current anti-labor climate). Budget cuts. Struggling to increase graduation rates and decrease dropout rates. Under-motivated students. Some schools are trying to work on some of those challenges creatively. What if we could … Continue reading

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