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studies questions, but in the process of that research they improve their reading
comprehension and ability to use technology. Roots and Wings requires students
to integrate concepts and skills from science, social studies, reading, math,
technology, and the fine arts.
Problem-based learning usually includes opportunities for students and
adults to work together in small groups to answer questions or solve problems.
Often the teacher takes the role of a tutor who helps students make connections
and who monitors their learning, manages their group work, facilitates discussion,
and challenges students’ thinking (Diana, et al., 2002; Ngeow & Yoon-san, 2001).
However, students may also take the role of tutors or content experts for their
Artifacts or Exhibits
Students are asked to demonstrate their learning through presentations or
exhibits. For example, in Roots and Wings students demonstrate their learning
through public debates, concrete models, and t...
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- Spring '08