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John Larmer, Author

John Larmer is an expert in project-based learning, with a special interest in K–12 social studies. He is a former teacher of high school government/civics, history, and English. In his 20 years as a director and editor in chief at the Buck Institute for Education/PBLWorks, he co-developed the model for Gold Standard PBL, managed and wrote its blog, and developed project-based curriculum units in economics, government, and history. He is the author of several books for K–12 teachers, including Setting the Standard for Project-Based Learning (ASCD 2015). He is now an independent consultant who is writing PBL curriculum in American history for Educurious, and developing civics performance tasks for Defined Learning. He has a B.A. in political science (American politics) from Stanford University and has closely followed politics his whole life.

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