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Project-Based Learning

Free Resources and Tools for Replicating Project-Based Learning

Educators from High Tech High in San Diego, California, and the Whitfield Career Academy's 21st Century Learning Academy in Dalton, Georgia, have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.

April 11, 2011
Students and community members framing a building.
Credit: David Markus
Students in Whitfield County take on a range of multidisciplinary projects and learn math and physics while building an outdoor classroom.

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  • HTH 101 (12.2 MB)

    An overview presentation for High Tech High

  • Recruitment (8.8 MB)

    Presentation used to recruit prospective students to the 21st Century Learning Academy

  • Nuts & Bolts (53.6 MB)

    Presentation used to introduce new students to the 21st Century Learning Academy

  • Mission (64K)

    21st Century Learning Academy mission statement

  • Core Beliefs (60K)

    Ten core beliefs of the 21st Century Learning Academy

  • New Teacher Induction (4.3 MB)

    Agenda and presentation for welcoming new teachers into the 21st Century Learning Academy




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School Snapshot

Whitfield Career Academy And North Whitfield Middle School

Grades 6-8 | Dalton, GA
Per Pupil Expenditures
$8,761 State$7,887 Whitfield County
Free / Reduced Lunch
37% Hispanic
4% Multiracial
2% Black


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