“It all starts with a question…” Here’s a nice article about inquiry-based learning and how to encourage students to take charge of their learning.
People tend to confuse problem-based learning and project-based learning. Check out this article for an in-depth examination.
Remember the great scene in “Star Trek IV” where Scotty tries talking to the computer? And then he says “How quaint” when he’s told to use the keyboard. Maybe you even talk to your phone to get it to do things for you (Siri…). If voice recognition interests you, you may want to pop over to Google’s newest web program, Speak To Go. Designed to work with a VR headset (think Google cardboard), the site does work within your Chrome browser if you enable your microphone. It’s not perfect (yet), but it’s just the tip of the VR iceberg.