"Teachers looking for a concise guide to implementing problem-based learning in math and science classrooms: This book is for you!"
—Debra Gerdes, Professional Development Leader
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
"The purpose of problem-based learning is to emphasize meaning making over fact collecting. With this method, Diane Ronis has written a book that is well equipped to produce self-motivated and independent lifelong learners!"
—Katie Morrow, Technology Integration Specialist
O'Neill Public Schools, NE
Increase students' skills and content retention in math and science!
What's the best way to create a real-world instructional environment where students are involved in firsthand experiences and where important ideas are connected to meaningful life events that help deepen learners' understanding?
Diane Ronis demonstrates how the problem-based learning (PBL) method gives students the opportunity to actively explore and resolve authentic problem simulations and student-identified problems in the community while strengthening their problem-solving skills. Updated throughout, this second edition illustrates how to use the PBL inquiry process with Internet resources to create an integrated instructional environment, and also provides:
- Problem-based learning activities relating to math and science in each chapter
- Projects that correlate to national science, mathematics, and technology standards
- Student handouts, evaluation forms, and all the information necessary for successful project completion
Problem-Based Learning for Math and Science, Second Edition, is the perfect resource for educators who want to expand their teaching repertoire and shift instruction from a teacher-centered to a learner-centered perspective.