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    What are life skills?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Life Skills
    Flexibility
    Initiative
    Social Skills
    Productivity
    Leadership

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    How can I teach 21st century skills?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Learning Skills
    Literacy Skills
    Life Skills

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    How are projects and project-based learning different?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Inquiry Process
    Learning Skills
    Literacy Skills
    Life Skills

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    What are the keys to successful project-based programs?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Writing Project
    Graphing Project
    Web Project
    Performing Project
    Audio-Visual Project
    Community Project
    Inquiry Process

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    How can students plan their projects?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Inquiry Process
    Planning
    Improving

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    How can we evaluate projects?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Inquiry Process
    Planning
    Improving

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    How can students use Inquire for PBL?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Writing Project
    Graphing Project
    Web Project
    Performing Project
    Audio-Visual Project
    Community Project
    Inquiry Process

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    How can I form strong guiding questions?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Creating
    Improving
    Presenting

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    How can I get students engaged in driving questions?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Questioning
    Inquiry Process

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    How can students find answers to their questions?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Creating
    Improving
    Presenting

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    How can students share what they find?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Writing Project
    Graphing Project
    Web Project
    Performing Project
    Audio-Visual Project
    Community Project
    Inquiry Process

    FAQ Page

    What is project-based learning?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Inquiry Process

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    How can I improve the quality of students' questions?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Creating
    Improving
    Presenting

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    What are literacy skills?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Literacy Skills
    Succeeding in School
    Studying
    Reading to Learn
    Building Vocabulary
    Writing to Learn
    Taking Tests
    Information Literacy
    Media Literacy
    Technology Literacy
    Visual Literacy
    Financial Literacy
    Succeeding in the Workplace

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    How can students judge sources from the Internet?

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    What is inquiry?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Creating
    Improving
    Presenting

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    What kinds of inquiry experiences can I use?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Inquiry Process
    Project-Based Learning

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    Where can I see PBL in action?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Writing Project
    Graphing Project
    Web Project
    Performing Project
    Audio-Visual Project
    Community Project
    Inquiry Process

    Student Writing Model

    Musical Arts

    The use of an authority’s quotation to open this editorial lends credibility to the writer’s opinion. Seventh-grader Jess backs up her position in subsequent paragraphs.

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Editorial
    Theme: 
    Art
    Education

    Blog Post

    How to Find Open-Education Resources

    Blog Post

    8 Best Practices for Mentoring Young Writers

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    Prewriting
    Revising
    Editing
    Strong Ideas
    Logical Organization
    Effective Voice

    Blog Post

    5 Social-Emotional Strategies for Teenagers

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    Social-Emotional Learning
    Limbic System
    Cortex
    Peer Pressure

    Blog Post

    Why Project-Based Learning Motivates Students

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Collaborating
    Problem Solving
    Productivity

    Blog Post

    Teaching the Whole Child (in a Fragmented World)

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    SEL
    Social-Emotional Learning
    Socialization
    Bullying
    Body Language
    Impulse Control
    Conflict Resolution
    Attention and Focus

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