Creating Life-Long Learners: Using Project-Based Management to Teach 21st Century Skills

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Todd Stanley

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    Acknowledgments

    Corwin gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the following reviewers:

    • Marsha Basanda
    • Fifth-Grade Teacher
    • Monarch Elementary School
    • Simpsonville, SC
    • Polly BeeBout
    • Middle Science Teacher
    • CY Middle School
    • Casper, WY
    • Avis Canty-Duck
    • Special Education Teacher and Technology Facilitator
    • Greenville County Schools
    • Greenville, SC
    • Marcia Carlson
    • Sixth-Grade Teacher
    • Crestview Elementary School
    • Clive, IA
    • Tamara Daugherty
    • Art Teacher
    • Lakeville Elementary School
    • Apopka, FL
    • Elaine Ealy
    • Teacher/Adjunct Professor
    • Crestwood Middle School
    • Royal Palm Beach, FL
    • Katina Keener
    • Principal
    • Achilles Elementary School
    • Hayes, VA
    • Debra K. Las
    • Science Teacher
    • Rochester Public Schools, ISD#535
    • Rochester, MN
    • Darron Laughland
    • Special Education Teacher/Case Manager
    • Kennett High School
    • North Conway, NH
    • Laurie McDonald
    • Teacher
    • Duval County Schools
    • Jacksonville, FL
    • Cathy Patterson
    • Fifth-Grade Teacher; Former Assistant Principal
    • Walnut Valley USD
    • Walnut, CA
    • Michelle Tavenner
    • Sixth-Grade Teacher, Language Arts
    • Gahanna Middle School East
    • Gahanna, OH
    • Dr. Karen L. Tichy
    • Associate Superintendent for Instruction and Special Education
    • Archdiocese of St. Louis
    • St. Louis, MO

    About the Author

    Todd Stanley is the author of seven teacher education books including Project-Based Learning for Gifted Students: A Handbook for the 21st Century Classroom and Performance-Based Assessment for 21st Century Skills. He has been a classroom teacher for the past 18 years and was a National Board Certified teacher. He helped create a gifted academy for Grades 5–8 where they employ inquiry-based learning, project-based learning, and performance-based assessment. He is currently a gifted intervention specialist for Reynoldsburg City Schools and lives in Pickerington, Ohio, with his wife Nicki and two daughters, Anna and Abby.

    Acknowledgements

    This book is dedicated to all the teachers past and present from the Gateway Gifted Academy who allowed me to grow as an educator and learn from the best.

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    Project Contract

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    Interoffice Memorandum

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    PROJECT MANAGER

    COMPASS POINTS ACTIVITY DIRECTIONS

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    COMPASS POINTS QUESTIONS

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    Peer Review of Writing

    Reviewer:______________________ Author:______________________

    Aspect evaluatingGradeComments
    Introduction: Is the purpose of the paper clearly established?A B C D F
    Use of Evidence: Does the author use reliable examples to back up statements made?A B C D F
    Defense of thesis: Does the author make a sound argument throughout the paper?A B C D F
    Mechanics: How is the spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure?A B C D F
    Structure: Does the paper follow a clear five-part structure?A B C D F
    Conclusion: Does the author summarize the main thesis of the paper and conclude it effectively?A B C D F
    Bibliography: Does the author use proper formatting and have at least 10 references?A B C D F

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    Invent a Better Mousetrap, and the World Will Beat a Path to Your Door

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