Progressive Education Archive

2.2 Methodologies

2.2.1 Learning through Making Learning through making is quintessentially a project-based approach to education. The approach values practical learning with work aimed at forming a strong connection between the head and the hand. This immersive approach uses intellectual stimulation and physical action to transfer both technical and social skills. Georg Kerschensteiner, one of the leaders [&hellip

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1.5 Literature Review

This thesis reviews and draws from a variety of research and articles from media and education specialists and cooperatives. Dr. Doug Belshaws Eight Essential Elements (Belshaw, 2011), Common Sense Media‘s digital literacy and citizenship strands (Grayson, 2011), Scratch’s Computational Thinking connections (Brennan, Chung, & Hawson, 2011), Michelle Levesque’s Web Literacy work (Levesque, 2012) and Jeanette [&hellip

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