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The average 3rd grader is bored out of his mind writing his spelling words three times each day and taking a test over them on Friday. Does that mean we just throw spelling, in general, out of the proverbial window? Not necessarily. However, we DO need to balance what we know students need to learn with experiences that allow students to actually apply that knowledge with purpose and value. And that is where Project Based Learning comes into play.

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