Industrial Revolution: Assembly-Line vs. Tradesperson

Industrial Revolution: Assembly-Line vs. Tradesperson

School (s): The Harbour School Hong Kong Project Summary:  In a Grade 6 social studies unit, students learned about the industrial revolution and its cultural and social impact on creativity. In The Foundry, they extended their learning by analyzing the efficiency of...

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Inventions of the 15th Century

Inventions of the 15th Century

School (s): The Harbour School Hong Kong Project Summary: Students in grade 5 were studying inventions of 15th Century, which included the Gutenberg Printing Press. Each pair of students developed a page of a class-book about other inventions of the time and then used...

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Chinese New Year Digital Story Project

Chinese New Year Digital Story Project

School (s): YW and YC Schools Across Asia Project Summary: Digital Stories are easy and fun videos put together on the computer that combine pictures/ illustrations, audio and text in a story that communicates a valuable lesson. Here is...

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Protecting our Farmland

Protecting our Farmland

  School: Yew Wah International School of Rizhao Project Summary: The related challenges that the children were involved in were as follows; Rainwater Harvesting challenge, Organic Garden-farming in a local village,...

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Creating a Community Garden

Creating a Community Garden

School: ETU Beijing Project Summary: Students will use the scientific process to hypothesize, investigate and eventually grow a school garden. In the process, students will learn about local flora and fauna; climate patterns and growing seasons in Beijing; function...

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Designing a Pet Habitat

Designing a Pet Habitat

School: International Montessori School of Hong Kong Project Summary: Students in year 6 were tasked with designing an animal habitat for a lower year pet. Pets included lizards, fish, and even an iguana! Students used the design process in order to best understand...

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Creating a School News Team

Creating a School News Team

Sample Clips from the Newsroom All the broadcasts (Youtube Channel) School: Delia School of Canada, Hong Kong Project Summary:  Students will create a school wide youth news team to help report on stories within the school. The news will air regularly from a location...

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PBL and Creating 21st Century Learners

PBL and Creating 21st Century Learners

Ever tried to untangle a knot comprised of a thousand rubber bands? Or find the end of invisible tape that seems to have stuck to the roll? It’s frustrating. And oftentimes damn near impossible. So is trying to become a 21st century teacher or learner without a system...

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