Hundreds of students in New Mexico School District among the first to take part in the launch of the new Online Social Learning Management Platform, designed to advance 21st Century Skills and enhance Project Based Learning.
San Clemente CA – November 14 2012 – Super Star Learning Company, the leading provider of Social Learning Technology for communities, businesses and education, today announced the official launch of ProjectBasedLearning.com, the new social learning website specifically developed for Project Based Learning®. PBL.com enhances curriculum content area using 21st Century strategies for learning that are designed to support critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and project based learning.
It was also announced that students in New Mexico will be using the new program among schools throughout the state, in a partnership between Super Star Learning Company and the New Mexico Society for Technology in Education (NMSTE).
According to Ferdi Serim, Executive Director of NMSTE, “We are thrilled to finally find the perfect technology platform that truly answers our goal of improving teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in education. ProjectBasedLearning.com is the ideal way to bring together all of our technology initiatives into a single platform, to provide the ultimate experience for students and help them hone their 21st Century Learning Skills.”
Students and using ProjectBasedLearning.com will be offered a specific technology platform to learn and to create new projects, which will immediately be transformed into online social learning communities, which enhance students’ skills in the following areas:
•Information gathering and interpretation
•Independent essential content knowledge and comprehension
•Collaboration and other key forms of communication.
•Feedback, revision, sharing and peer review
ProjectBasedLearning.com also provides educators with their own professional social learning platform. Teachers can create, upload and share classes, lesson plans and digital content, which will be available for immediate use by other educators. These tools allow teachers to engage in collaboration and peer review with their colleagues from around the world.
In addition, parents will be active and engaged in their child’s assignments and in their communication with teachers and schools, through ProjectBasedLearning.com’s unique social learning technology. The parent feature is expected to greatly enhance all forms of communication among stakeholders throughout their children’s’ educational journeys.
According to John Stippick, Founder and President of Super Star Learning Company, “The focus of Project Based Learning.com® is to develop an ‘ecosystem for learning.’ Peers, parents, teachers, and administrators all support the learning process through seamless collaboration and ongoing support of the student’s learning. Districts and schools that use Project Based Learning are transformed quickly and easily into anytime learning communities that extend beyond the walls of the traditional school room or school day.”
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