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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 Ann Leaness on November 22, 2009 at 2:13pm
I am a HS English Teacher In Philadelphia. We are moving into a unit on Foundational Documents. A peer and I will be working on a Project hopefully using a ning as the base for creating the author background, purpose for writing and analysis of the documents. I am going to investigate this site for some tools and tricks. If you have any suggestions feel free to add them. I will post later this week soem of the results of our collaboration.
Comment by Nathaniel Porter on November 21, 2009 at 10:05pm
Teach middle school math and science in rural Maine, USA. Looking to try PBL at some level with my students as they are a group that thrives on work for meaning! Relevance rocks.
Comment by Marie Doherty on November 13, 2009 at 7:14pm
Hi everyone. I teach 10-12 year olds in a small school in Co Donegal in Ireland. I was working out of the classroom for 10 years and just started back in Sept. I am learning to teach again and trying to catch up with the developments in technology since I left the classroom. I really want to use a project based curriculum in my classroom but am struggling a bit. As yet I don't have a lot to offer here but I hope I'll get ideas and will share as soon as I get started!
Comment by Tara Craig on November 12, 2009 at 12:32am
I'm entering my second year in a 100% project based learning environment. I would love to build a community of sharing amongst those us that are practicing this in our classrooms.
Comment by Hadley Ferguson on October 24, 2009 at 5:57pm
I love the challenge of deciding what to focus the project on. I find I can't cover everything (I teach MS history), so what I choose has real weight. It is great for skills learning - critical in middle school - but I find I often feel I am skimming over some topics to get to where I want them to be for the next project.

I am doing the Constitutional Convention right now, each student building an identify as a representative from a certain state. It is great, but I blew through the causes of the war at 90 miles an hour to get time for it.

An interesting dilemna!
Comment by Mary Beth Lemoine on October 19, 2009 at 7:33pm
Can't wait to pick your brains! ;-)
Comment by Shelly Terrell on October 19, 2009 at 4:40pm
I'm excited to see the discussions and share ideas and lesson plans on PBL! Thanks Jill!
Comment by Kristin Daniels on October 19, 2009 at 2:50pm
Hello all! I am looking forward to getting information from this group as well as contributing what I can!
 

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