Design-Based Learning

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13-RG 13-5

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Design-Based Learning


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The Design-Based Learning (DBL) Lab is a community resource for teachers, principals, parents and others involved in educating K-12 students. At the Lab, educators are taught in all subjects and grade levels the Design-Based Learning methodology, which taps students’ natural creativity to develop higher-level thinking and enhance comprehension of the K-12 curriculum. In addition to year-round professional development courses and workshops, the Lab has hosted lectures and events exploring such topics as the relationship between classroom design and student academic performance.

This series consists of program materials for the Summer Institute for Teachers, which is part of the DBL. The Summer Institute for Teachers is a five-day, intensive program in this time-tested methodology. Its goal is to tap students’ natural creativity to develop higher-level thinking and enhance comprehension of the K–12 curriculum.

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Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.)

Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.

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