Project Based Learning Teacher Resources
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Project Template for Letter to Parents
What better way to elicit the support of parents and guardians in project-based learning than with a letter directed to them that details the project, the activities involved, and suggestions for how they can support their learner. The template for the letter is customizable to fit any PBL situation.
6th - 12th Classroom Support
How to Implement Project Based Learning to Engage Students
Can a math teacher employ project-based learning? Learn how one great math teacher uses PBL to design math projects that provide learners with a more challenging and holistic learning experience. A wonderful article, that includes three math lessons which use PBL.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Project-Based Learning and the Arts
What's so great about Project-Based learning? Read to learn how projects can help kids apply higher-order thinking skills, conduct thoughtful investigations, and make cross curricular connections. This short article includes five wonderful projects for you to try with your class.
1st - 4th English Language Arts
New Review EdTech Tuesdays: Becoming a Lead Learner with Todd Nesloney
How is a fifth grade teacher with no administrative experience planning to transform a low socioeconomic school as its principal, or "lead learner", using project-based learning?
4 mins Pre-K - Higher Ed Classroom Support CCSS: Adaptable
Project-Based Learning: Community Service
Community service is the basis for a project based learning experience. Your class participates in four weekly activities that require them to research community issues and contribute their time and talent to assist those in need. This is what I call community, collaboration, and great learning.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Field Day: Project-Based Learning Think
Talk about portability. Here's the perfect app to complement project-based learning (PBL). With the app loaded on their tablets, researchers can take to the field to collect data, shoot and store photos and videos, sketch finds, and record observations.
4th - 12th Classroom Support
The Power of a Project
How does PBL differ from a basic thematic unit? Discover the answer to this important question. A bulleted comparison is made between each type of teaching method, example projects are included, and a full "how to" is laid out in an easy to follow format.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
My Thoughts About the Project
Involve project-based learners in the evaluation process by asking them to reflect on the process. Individuals identify their role the in the project, what they learned, what they enjoyed most, and what they would have done differently. In addition, participants are asked what the instructor can change about the assignment to make the project better.
3rd - 12th Classroom Support
Landscape Garden Makeover
A project-based learning plan focuses on landscapes in the community. After identifying problems, such as dead trees or misplaced automatic sprinklers, learners design solutions, contact local organizations to fix the problems, and do all the necessary work to correct the problems.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
New Review Greek Mythology Activities
Find all you'll need for a comprehensive, engaging unit on Greek mythology here! This resource is packed with worksheets and activities on everything from how to write a myth and the roles and symbols of the major Greek gods to oracles, omens, and identifying types of conflicts in literature.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Project-Based Learning: Improbable History
Students explore conflict. In this contemporary history instructional activity, students participate in 4 weekly activities that require them to research current conflicts and create time-travel cartoons that illustrate how the conflcits could have been avoided.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Implementing Video as an End Product of PBL
Student use educational applications implied in producing a video project. They will explore ideas for projects to shoot a video. There is a procedure to shoot a video which is the pre-production stage, production stage, and post -production stage.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
African Savanna Habitat Diorama Craft
Set the stage for a unit or lesson on the African savanna by creating a cute habitat diorama. Cheetahs, lions, zebras, and elephants are all present in a shoe-box-sized craft that requires your learners to color, cut, and paste. These instructions are easy to follow and provide printable animal images that your class can color.
1st - 4th Science
Unknown Soldier Diorama
Students research history of honoring unknown soldiers in United States, Canada, France, and Australia, research origins and building of tombs for unknown soldiers in country of their choice, and create diorama depicting national memorial to unknown soldiers.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Students research how coral reefs form, where they are located, and what plant and animal species find shelter in reefs, build and display diorama to represent coral and animals that live in coral reef, and participate in discussion about what could be done to preserve possible extinction of coral reefs.
4th - 12th Science