At the heart of project-based learning is the concept that the project itself is the lesson. These projects have real world value and purpose, while teaching skills highlighted in the Connecticut Core Standards. IEA has made transitioning to this type of curriculum a priority in the coming years, and you’ll see students doing more of this type of work every week. While many things you are doing at home are likely to be centered on project-based learning, here are some ideas if you’re looking for some new ways to incorporate learning at home:
All of these options give you the opportunity to focus on social skills, life skills and literacy, but even more they’re the basis for some fun family memories! Enjoy!