Project Based Learning Teacher Resources
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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 Language Arts 3 Views 131 Downloads
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 Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
New Review 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 3 Views 1 Download
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 31 Views 92 Downloads
Project-Based Learning: Improbable History
Students explore conflict. In this contemporary history lesson, 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 Language Arts 10 Views 43 Downloads
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 3 Views 34 Downloads
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 Language Arts 18 Views 44 Downloads
Title: Digital Photo Storytelling on Five Senses, a project Based Learning Activity by Mary Gore
Students explore the 5 senses. In this technology skills lesson, students participate in digital storytelling workstations that feature each of the 5 senses. Students create digital cameras and digital voice recorders to explore their senses.
Pre-K - K Technology & Engineering 21 Views 51 Downloads
New Review 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 3 Views 0 Downloads
Learning to Ask Questions About the Past
Eighth graders examine the role West Virginia played during the Civil War. In this research activity, 8th graders construct and pose original questions to spark a student driven inquiry. Students will form small groups and use historical artifacts to assist them in forming research questions.
8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 34 Downloads
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 Language Arts 17 Views 61 Downloads
How to Make a Savanna Diorama
Cheetahs live in the savanna. Kids can show what they know about the savanna by making habitat dioramas. Here is a fun and engaging research activity that allows children to research animals, create new and unusual animals of their own, and build a tiny habitat.
K - 3rd Science 5 Views 2 Downloads
6 C's of Motivation
Students get involved in a Project-Based Learning instructional design model as they enter a problem-solving learning journey. They get to personalize their learning experience from the beginning by making choices. Students set up and maintain their schools web site.
9th - 11th Technology & Engineering 8 Views 33 Downloads
And Justice for All?
Students explore the history of the environmental justice movement. They examine how discrimination promotes environmental illness in low income communities. Students explain why minority and low income groups have less economic and political impact on policy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 26 Downloads