S.D. schools turn to technology for project-based lessons

Four rural South Dakota districts are testing a new teaching method that emphasizes project-based instruction and largely puts students in charge of their own learning. Students will work in groups to tackle a real-world problem through collaboration and Internet research. Teachers assist students when needed, and supporters say the technique is intended to make lessons more relevant and keep students engaged.

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