During our professional development, we stress to administrators the importance of supporting those first teachers (or first followers) trying to do PBL in the schools . We also use the term “first followers” when it comes to the states that will hopefully join PBL innovators like West Virginia DOE, our biggest client.
How to nurture first followers?
Administrators are always asking how they could “start” or support a PBL movement in their school/district. One way to help movement is to get barriers out of the way
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