South Putnam Community Schools

3999 South US Highway 231, Greencastle, IN. 46135

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Project Based Learning Educational Websites


Why Project-Based Learning:
      Background Knowledge and Theory:
      Educate to Innovate (STEM):
     President Obama encouraging STEM education which involves participation in science, math and technology      competitions which requires project-based learning. and
      Project Based Learning addresses the 21st Century Education goals and standards:
     International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) site:
      National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) -,
PBL Checklist/Rubric Creation Tool:
Examples of Success:
    Amir Abo-Shaeer Helps Students Learn By Engaging Them in Hands-On Projects A high school science and engineering teacher who develops project-based-learning courses to inspire his students has been named one of this year's 23 MacArthur Fellows
Professional Development:
    Intel® Teach Elements:  

School Status:

Administration Office: Open

High School Office: Open

Elementary Offices: Open

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Greencastle Banner-Graphic News
News headlines from the Greencastle Banner-Graphic newspaper in Greencastle, Indiana
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    DePauw University’s 15th annual celebration of the arts, ArtsFest, begins Wednesday, Oct. 26, and continues through Sunday, Nov. 6. The 2016 edition of ArtsFest brings together a variety of events,...