- It's about time. The opening paragraph about teachers standing and lecturing while students take notes made me recoil.
- The transition hasn't been easy for students used to being told exactly what they need to learn.
- They felt they had to rename it "rigorous PBL" because PBL has a bad reputation
- "It's so much more accessible because they've lived it."
- Some faculty are redesigning their core (non-AP) classes because they've been impressed and believe all students should benefit.
- “Have you really learned something if you’ve memorized a bunch of definitions?” asked UW professor Walter Parker, one of the experiment’s lead researchers.
“It’s probably some kind of learning. But it doesn’t make the grade as deep learning — meaningful learning.
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