[Squeakland] Buck Inst ?

Tony Forster forster at ozonline.com.au
Wed Dec 5 14:09:25 PST 2007

> Has anyone heard of/have experience with the Buck Institute
> and their Project Based Learning stuff (www.bie.org).
You may be interested in some readings on Project Based Learning and related 

Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the 
Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and 
Inquiry-Based Teaching Paul A. Kirschner

Kirschner, Sweller, and Clark (2006) make a general case for the 
effectiveness of a teaching method-direct instruction-without reference to 
any context of what it is that is being taught by whom and to whom. In so 
doing, they bypass what is arguably....

Scaffolding and Achievement in Problem-Based and Inquiry Learning: A 
Response to Kirschner, Sweller, and Clark (2006) Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, 
Ravit Golan Duncan, and Clark A. Chinn

Problem-Based Learning is Compatible with Human Cognitive Architecture: 
Commentary on Kirschner, Sweller, and Clark (2006) Henk G. Schmidt and Sofie 
M. M. Loyens Psychology Department Erasmus University Rotterdam, The 
Netherlands Tamara van Gog Edu...

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