Project Based Learning Webinars & Podcasts


February 10, 2010

Elliot Washor: Big Picture Learning

Download the Podcast: Elliot Washor Elliot Washor, Ed.D. is the co-founder and co-director of Big Picture Learning. He is also the co-founder of The Met Center in Providence, RI. Elliot […]
February 9, 2010

Cindy Fadel: Parent Partnership Leader in Battle Creek

Download the Podcast: Cindy Fadel In Cindy Fadel’s words:  I have found a new passion in education. I have been finding success in connecting others, as well as myself, with […]
January 28, 2010

Sandy Standish: Comstock Public Schools ReImagine Demonstration District

Download the Podcast: Sandy Standish Project ReImagine Summary Too often, programs are designed for children as if they lived their lives in silos, as if each stage of a child’s life […]
January 23, 2010

Pat Farenga: Unschooling

Download the Podcast: Pat Farenga A Sampling of National Media Appearances and Interviews by Pat Farenga about unschooling: The Today Show The Merrow Report Parenting Today The New York Times […]
January 10, 2010

Dr. Grace E. Smith & Dr. Stephanie Throne: Play is Important for Deep Learning

Download the Podcast: Dr. Grace E. Smith & Dr. Stephanie Throne According to psychologists Piaget and Bruner, “Play is important for deep learning.” Although today’s students play video games outside […]
December 23, 2009

Rogier Gregoire, Ed.D: Dialogue: The Pedagogy of Inquiry

Download the Podcast: Rogier Gregoire Many years ago, in fact over forty years ago I asked myself the critical question that has dominated my professional life.  Why are the practices and […]
December 17, 2009

Tim Presiado – New Technology Network

Download the Podcast: Tim Presiado The session will explore the key elements of the New Technology Network approach that helps schools fundamentally rethink teaching and learning, empowering students to become the […]
December 14, 2009

Doug Stowe – Wisdom of Hands

Download the Podcast: Doug Stowe “Wisdom of the Hands – purposeful engagement of children’s hands for more effective learning.” An introduction to Doug Stowe and his works can be accessed […]
December 9, 2009

Kim Ross – Superintendent, Houston Public Schools

Download the Podcast: Kim Ross In the late 1990s, Superintendent Kim Ross began to take steps to address the challenge. He and the school board engaged the community in a […]
November 17, 2009

Dr. William Skilling – Superintendent, Oxford Community Schools

Download the Podcast: Dr. William Skilling Breaking Conventional Wisdom to Achieve Excellence & Sustainability Dr. Skilling will share how Oxford Community Schools is striving to achieve excellence and sustainability by […]
November 12, 2009

Grace E. Smith and Stephanie Throne – Technology, Differentiated Instruction, and the Middle School Learner

Download the Podcast: Grace E. Smith & Stephanie Throne Some educators believe that differentiated instruction belongs in the elementary classroom but is not appropriate or effective for middle school students.  Dr. […]
November 10, 2009

Beth Baker and Glen Taylor – Not School

Download the Podcast: Beth Baker and Glen Taylor Inclusion US (IUS,) a not-for-profit organization has partnered with Inclusion Trust (UK) founders of Not School, to develop an alternative high school […]
November 6, 2009

David Stephen – Powerful Design Patterns for 21st Century School Facilities

Download the Podcast: David Stephen Webinar Having renovated or constructed nine new school facilities since its inception in 2000, the nationally acclaimed High Tech High network of schools in San […]
October 20, 2009

Yong Zhao’s Webinar Presented FROM CHINA

Download the Podcast: Yong Zhao Yong Zhao is University Distinguished Professor at the College of Education, Michigan State University, where he also serves as the founding director of the Center […]
October 8, 2009

EdVisions Schools

Download the Podcast: EdVisions Schools EdVisions Schools, a Minnesota non-profit corporation has been helping create and sustain a network of small, innovative high schools around the country for the past […]
September 23, 2009

Marion Brady Webinar

Download the Podcast: Marion Brady Webinar Please visit Mr. Marion Brady’s website:  for additional information about him that includes: “About Myself” I began my career in education in 1952, teaching […]