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Project-Based Learning (PBL)

This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.

Members: 290
Latest Activity: Jan 30

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AEA365 blog on districts measuring PBL impacts and giving feedback

Started by Jason Ravitz Dec 4, 2013. 0 Replies

Here is a link to my AEA365 blog showing one way for districts to measure PBL outcomes and give feedback to teachers. Thoughts?  …Continue

Tags: data, standards, feedback, assessment, PBL

Moving from Traditional Teaching to PBL

Started by Jill Galloway. Last reply by Courtney L Belolan Feb 8, 2012. 18 Replies

For traditional teachers, moving to a project-based learning model can be a challenge. Have any of you faced such challenges learning a new way of teaching? If so, do you have any advice for…Continue

New whitepaper - Integrated STEM through PBL

Started by Lori Callister Jul 21, 2011. 0 Replies

Diana Laboy-Rush, Learning.com's STEM program manager, has written a whitepaper that outlines how an integrated approach to STEM education that is focused on real-world, authentic problems, supports…Continue

Tags: NASA, STEM, Learning, Project-based

Looking for a cutting edge presenter of Project Based Learning

Started by Amanda Walma. Last reply by Lori Callister Jul 21, 2011. 10 Replies

We want to offer a workshop on Project Based Learning for our counties educators. We are looking for a presenter. Any suggestions?

Tags: pbl, presenter, learning, based, project

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Comment by Sandra Goodrich on January 9, 2010 at 1:37pm
Check out PBL lessons and service-based learning at http://www.peacecorps.gov/wws/educators/lessonplans/
Comment by Jennifer Potier on January 5, 2010 at 2:27am
Just Joined.
I am a Middle Years curriculum coordinator working hard to implement some PBL in years 8 and 9. Currently we are a departmentalized school, but the Middle Years component is new and we have a nearly unlimited access to technology.
Comment by Sandra Goodrich on January 2, 2010 at 8:13pm
PBL in Biology, with 20 case studies: http://capewest.ca/pbl.html
Comment by Brian Nichols on January 2, 2010 at 5:53pm
This is a great resource: Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age

http://www.amazon.com/Reinventing-Project-Based-Learning-Real-World...
Comment by Pamela Nelson on December 31, 2009 at 7:56pm
Jocelyne, I found the book on Amazon, along with several other similar books for task-based learning and teaching.
Comment by Jocelyne Waddle on December 31, 2009 at 8:38am
Thank you. I tried to order the book through Amazon but it is out of print. :( I will keep it in mind though .
Comment by Pamela Nelson on December 30, 2009 at 7:08pm
The most successful TBL project I've ever done was (mostly) spontaneous. My adult ELL learners were assigned to give a five-minute demonstration speech. The first person chose to do a simple cooking demonstration. It was so well received, that everyone wanted to do a cooking demonstration. At the end, the class asked to create a cookbook. They assisted each other with writing, editing, photos, and design. In addition, each person wrote a narrative about the dish they demonstrated. The project, including the speeches, took almost six weeks to complete. This was an authentic collaborative experience. The list of what we all learned is very long.
Comment by Pamela Nelson on December 30, 2009 at 6:55pm
I highly recommend the book, A Framework for Task-Based Learning, by Jane Willis. Published by Longman for language teachers, it includes six types of tasks; sample lesson outlines, and assessments.
Comment by Jocelyne Waddle on December 30, 2009 at 9:08am
I teach French 8th-12th. I amn trying to teach using standard based performance events but like you I am finding myself having to rush through instruction to give my kids time on the project. Any ideas?
Comment by Richard Close on November 30, 2009 at 8:03am
Does some have a good read list and link list on project based learn?
 

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