TTC Course Resources

Problem, Project and Design-Based Teaching

Web Resources

Carroll, M. (XXXX). Learning from what doesn’t work: The power of embracing a
prototyping mindset. Retrieved from:

Culberhouse, D. (2015) Scaling Creativity and Innovation. Retrieved from:

Francher, Chris (2017) Design Thinking or PBL: A Chicken/Egg Scenario. Retrieved from:

Holland, B. (2016) Design Thinking and PBL. Retrieved from:

Kamps, Kristyn (2017) Promoting a PBL Mindset in Mainstream Settings: The Dimmer Switch Approach. Retrieved from:

Lentz, B. & Larmer, J. (2016, September 12). Project-based learning is here to stay. Let’s
make sure it is high quality. Retrieved from:

Patton, A. (2012). Work that matters The teacher’s guide to project-based learning. 
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Print Resources

Berger, R. (2003) An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with
Students. Heinemann: Portsmouth, NH. 

Berger, R. (2014). Transformational literacy : making the common core shift with work
that matters. San Francisco, CA :Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand

Johnson, P. (2004). Agency and becoming strategic. In Choice words (pp. 29-42). 
Portland, ME.

Levy, S. (1996). Starting from scratch: one classroom builds its own curriculum. 
Heinemann: Portsmouth, NH. 

Price, D. (2013). Getting engaged. In Open: How we’ll work, live, and learn in the future
(91-101). Crux Publishing.

Wagner, T. (2012). A Primer on Innovation. In “Creating Innovators” (pp.1-30). New York, NY.