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.MATHEMATICS In 6th grade, math is structured to enable students to progress at their individual skill levels and abilities. ... Sixth grade student social studies is almost entirely project based with the focus on the Ancient Civilizations of Egypt, anbsp;...
|Title||:||An Exploration of Project-based Learning in Two California Charter Schools|
|Author||:||Jennifer Alexandra Welsh|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2006|