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Project-Based Learning Promotes Curiousity Among Young Learners at UT Elementary

Written by Leslie Blair

Project-based learning is sparking curiosity in children at UT Elementary School and helping them build peer relationships in the classroom.

First-graders researched topics and developed presentations to share with their classmates as part of the project-based learning initiative at UT Elementary School.

Research by Dr. Jennifer Adair, assistant professor in the College of Education, is looking at how students learn when given more freedom to direct their own curriculum. Read more on the UT KNOW Web site, http://www.utexas.edu/know/2012/09/04/little-longhorns/.