In this case study, the Alliance for Excellent Education examines how project-based learning is working in Talladega County, Alabama. The district has embraced technology rich classroom environments and engaged their students in carefully designed, personalized tasks. Through project-based learning, students solve complex problems, using a variety of technical tools. By incorporating this model, the district has seen increased student engagement, achievement, and graduation rates. The paper also describes some of the investments that are leading Talladega to success, including: (1) school culture; (2) school infrastructure; (3) professional development; and (4) partnerships with other districts and the community.
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