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What Is Project Based Learning? 10 Best PBL Ideas to Boost Outcomes

For some teachers, project-based learning (PBL) is classroom bliss.

Students work together to investigate an authentic and nuanced problem. They build curriculum-aligned skills in the process. They’re rewarded with enhanced communication and problem-solving skills.

But organizing and running suitable PBL activities isn’t always easy, as the pedagogy is surrounded by debate and takes form in a range of exercises.

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How to Benchmark Student Progress Using Prodigy’s Test Prep Tool

Remote learning and COVID-19 have turned this school year upside down. One of the casualties? Standardized testing. 

Across the US, schools are closed and states have canceled their regular standardized tests. While controversial, there’s no denying that these tests are an important source of data for educators when it comes to student progress and achievement. 

As the school year comes to a close and you need to make some important decisions, you might be wondering:

  • What lessons should I prioritize while students learn online?
  • How should I determine if students are ready to move on to the next grade?
  • What concepts will I have to revisit in my classroom once students are back in school?

Good news! Prodigy’s revamped Test Prep tool gives you comprehensive data on the exact math concepts students have mastered, and where they still need more practice.

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105 Report Card Comments to Use and Adapt

Just about every teacher agrees: report card comments are important. But there are few who actually look forward to writing them.

Why?

Because every instructor knows working under tight deadlines to create upwards of 20 unique and detailed reports isn’t exactly straightforward (or particularly fun).

And while no one at your school knows your students better than you do, writing valuable report card comments for each of them can be a huge challenge.

That’s why we created a list of 105 sample report card comments to help you find ideas, inspiration, and insights while writing your own assessments.

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