Project Learning Meets Technology
At King Middle School and Casco Bay High School, in Portland, Maine, every student works in a widely hailed project-learning method called expeditionary learning. Couple that with Maine's 1-to-1 laptop program, strong school leadership, dedicated teachers, and a diverse student population, and you've got a recipe for raising student achievement.
Collaborative work happens everywhere at King Middle School -- even in the hallways.
Credit: Michael Warren
ArticleBy giving every middle school student a new laptop, the state of Maine strapped new wings on project learning. For both teachers and students, the learning process has soared beyond the classroom.
VideoProject learning combined with 1-to-1 laptops creates a rich and rigorous environment for learning at a middle school and a high school in Portland, Maine.