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  1. 1. PROJECT METHOD (exploratory approach)
  2. 2. What is a project method? The project method is a medium of instruction which was introduced during the 18th century into the schools of architecture and engineering in Europe when graduating students had to apply the skills and knowledge they had learned in the course of their studies to problems they had to solve as practicians of their trade, for example, designing a monument, building a steam engine. In the early 20th Century,William Heard Kilpatrick expanded the project method into a philosophy of education. His device is child-centred and based in progressive education. Both approaches are used by teachers worldwide to this day. Unlike traditional education, proponents of the project method attempt to allow the student to solve problems with as little teacher direction as possible.
  3. 3. Advantages:  An advantage of the project teaching method is that it gives the students a hands on experience.  Inhances manipulative skills of the students.  Shows their creativeness and imagination.
  4. 4. Disadvantage  A disadvantage of this teaching method is that it can be very time-consuming.  It will isolate the student to a long period of time doing one activity only.  May only enhance the same and repeated skills in the side of the student.
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