This study investigated the use of a specific educational practice---project-based learning---in California charter schools. Given that project-based learning has been identified in the literature as a promising practice that enhances student motivation, learning, and achievement, it is important to understand both the benefits and challenges associated with the implementation of project-based learning that can be documented and shared with educators who are interested in alternative strategies for improving student achievement in California and U.S. schools.SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS The 7th and 8th Grade Language Arts curriculum primarily focuses ... Students improve reading comprehension skills through a variety of exercises that are integrated with cultural arts, social studies, and language arts activities. ... and illustrate literary devices, compose alternative endings, and design costumes and sets for the booka#39;s theatrical debut.
|Title||:||An Exploration of Project-based Learning in Two California Charter Schools|
|Author||:||Jennifer Alexandra Welsh|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2006|