The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has announced the publication of Reinventing Project Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age. The new book offers educators a practical guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today’s technology-rich learning environment.
Reinventing Project Based Learning is intended for K-12 teachers, professional developers, technology coordinators, library media specialists, instructional leaders, preservice education students, and faculty who want to transform learning into a more active, student-driven experience, using technology tools for inquiry, collaboration, and connection to the world beyond the classroom.
With strategies, illustrations, classroom examples, and teacher interviews from around the world, the book shows how to design authentic projects that make the most of available and emerging tools and technologies.
Written by Suzie Boss and Jane Krauss, it features a guided process for designing and implementing effective projects; collaborative activities in each chapter; and a focus on the essential learning functions of digital tools, the Internet, and Web 2.0.
Reinventing Project Based Learning may be purchased online for $24.45 for ISTE members or $34.95 for nonmembers. More information about the book, including ordering information, table of contents, and chapter excerpts, is available at www.iste.org/bookstore.
Source: International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), www.iste.org