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By Samuel Kai Wah Chu, Rebecca B. Reynolds, Nicole J. Tavares, Michele Notari, Celina Wing Yi Lee

This publication provides cutting edge tutorial interventions designed to aid inquiry project-based studying as an method of equip scholars with twenty first century abilities. tutorial options comprise collaborative team-based educating, social constructivist video game layout and video game play, and efficient makes use of of social media resembling wikis and different on-line conversation affordances. The booklet might be of curiosity to researchers looking a precis of modern empirical experiences within the inquiry project-based studying area that hire new applied sciences as optimistic media for pupil synthesis and construction. The ebook additionally bridges the distance among empirical works and a number nationwide- and international-level academic criteria frameworks similar to the P21, the OECD framework, AASL criteria for the twenty first Century Learner, and the typical middle country criteria within the US. Of specific curiosity to schooling practitioners, the booklet deals certain descriptions of inquiry project-based studying interventions that may be at once reproduced in modern faculties. additional, the ebook presents research-driven instructions for the overview of pupil inquiry project-based studying. finally, it deals schooling policymakers perception into constructing anchors and areas for utilizing inquiry project-based studying possibilities for early life this day within the context of current and present schooling reform efforts. the purpose of this e-book is to help schooling leaders', practitioners' and researchers' efforts in advancing inspiring and motivating pupil studying via transformative social constructivist inquiry-based knowledge-building with details applied sciences. we suggest that getting ready scholars with inquiry mindsets and tendencies can advertise larger business enterprise, serious pondering and resourcefulness, traits wanted for addressing the complicated societal demanding situations they could face.

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S. is in many ways driven by testing requirements. , public education is universally available, with control and funding coming from the state, local, and federal government. Public school curricula, funding, teaching, employment, and other policies are set through locally elected school boards, who have jurisdiction over individual school districts. State governments set educational standards and mandate standardized tests for public school systems. S. core curricular domains of math, science, English/language arts, and social studies.

In Sects. 2, we have discussed approaches and tools used in collaborative teaching and learning in different contexts around the world with examples in team-teaching, teacher–librarian collaboration, school–teacher–parent collaboration as well as the use of social media platforms of wiki and Google Docs. In the next section, we will present four cases on collaborative teaching and learning facilitated by social media in primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong and Mainland China. 3 Case Studies on Collaborative Teaching and Learning of Twenty-First Century Skills Inquiry group PjBL is seen as a promising pedagogy in the twenty-first century, yet there are numerous challenges as witnessed from its implementation in schools.

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