3/6/2012. Filed under Press Releases, Publications.
The Whole Child Newsletter. February 2012.
Project-based learning is built on the same foundation as whole child education. Inquiry into adolescent mental health, youth development, and developmental psychology has revealed the three core conditions required for young people to develop a "drive and thrive" outlook that leads to successful adulthood. Psychologist and educator Thom Markham describes the joy and excitement learning can offer when projects have the right mix of challenge, engagement, and personalized support.