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April 28, 2017
Top 8 PBL News Stories

April 24-28, 2017

Each Friday we post a list of articles, blog posts, research studies, and other resources we’ve run across that relate to Project Based Learning.

Here’s what we liked this week:

Never Mind the Students; Homework Divides Parents
New York Times
This story has implications for PBL, since projects often involve unusual homework, and it raises interesting equity issues. Some elementary schools in New York City have eliminated traditional homework like worksheets, in favor of reading for pleasure and “playtime, downtime and family time.” But some parents said the plan was “economically and racially insensitive,” by favoring families with time and money to provide their own enrichment.

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