Ed Tech Workshop Presents Project Based Learning

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A presentation featuring 21st Century strategies for 21st Century learners. The convergence of projects, technology, creativity, and student centered learning.

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Ed Tech Workshop Presents Project Based Learning

  1. 2. Welcome Ed Tech Workshops Technology in the Classroom
  2. 3. Connect, Create, Communicate Presented by Ed Tech Workshops www.edtechworkshops.com Technology in the Classroom
  3. 5. A Continuum for Learning <ul><li>Identify the Standard </li></ul><ul><li>Create the authentic assessment product </li></ul><ul><li>Assign an assessment strategy (rubric) </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate the differentiated learning activities </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate the assessment product </li></ul><ul><li>Assess the product using the rubric </li></ul><ul><li>Review lesson concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities for additional review and assessment </li></ul>
  4. 6. Components of Project Based Learning <ul><li>Curricular content </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Student directed </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Real world connection </li></ul><ul><li>Extended time frame </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher as facilitator and co-learner </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>At Mountlake Terrace High School, teams of students in a high school geometry class design a state-of-the-art high school for the year 2050. </li></ul><ul><li>At Newsome Park Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia, second graders curious about the number of medicines a classmate takes and her frequent trips to the doctor investigate -- with the classmate's permission -- the causes of cystic fibrosis . </li></ul><ul><li>At The Mott Hall School in New York's Harlem, a fifth-grade project on kites involves using creative writing skills in poems and stories with kite themes. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Alternative Learning Requires Alternative Assessment An evaluation process that involves multiple forms of performance measurement Reflects the student’s learning, achievement motivation, and attitudes on instructionally-relevant activities. Includes real-life learning situations and meaningful problems of a complex nature not solved with simple answers.
  7. 10. Rubrics for Assessing Performance <ul><li>The advantages of using rubrics in assessment are that they: </li></ul><ul><li>allow assessment to be more objective and consistent </li></ul><ul><li>focus the teacher to clarify his/her criteria in specific terms </li></ul><ul><li>clearly show the student how their work will be evaluated and what is expected </li></ul><ul><li>promote student awareness of about the criteria to use in assessing peer performance </li></ul><ul><li>provide useful feedback regarding the effectiveness of the instruction </li></ul>
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  9. 12. Ariana Kaknevicius 2 nd Grade
  10. 15. www.questgarden.org
  11. 20. &quot;I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.&quot; (Confucius )
  12. 21. Design a Project-Based Lesson or Project <ul><li>Organize into groups of three or four </li></ul><ul><li>Use the PBL Template to design a lesson/project </li></ul><ul><li>Complete only page one for this workshop activity </li></ul><ul><li>Use student-centered strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Share your design with your colleagues </li></ul>
  13. 24. http://webquest.org/ WebQuest search http://www.bartleby.com/ Bartleby literature online http://www.bulfinch.org/ Mythology online http://www.coolmath.com/ Math games and lessons http://www.kenton.k12.ky.us/tr/arts.html#High%20Music Arts resources http://drb.lifestreamcenter.net/Lessons/ Lessons and Resources from Dr. Burleson http://nsdl.org/ National Science Digital Library http://www.pagebypagebooks.com/ Free books online http://www.edutopia.org/php/intgallery.php?id=037 Project based-learning experts – video clips
  14. 25. http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/matrix.cfm Science lessons K-12 http://ericec.org/faqs.html Special Ed information http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/apps/gallery.html Interactive Geometry http://mathforum.org/algebra/alg.units.html Algebra lesson plans http://geography.about.com/library/blank/blxindex.htm?once=true& Outline maps for every country http://socialstudies.com/ Commercial Social Studies and Language Arts resources (local catalog company) http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ Free dictionary. references, and useful reference tools
  15. 26. http://www.schoolwork.org/ Hundreds of resources for teachers www.discoveryschool.com Technology and other excellent resources for all grade levels http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php Rubric maker for all subject areas www.teachtheteachers.org Summer technology institute in Ojai, CA http://groups.msn.com/teachertrainingacademy David Boin’s web site for teacher resources and more http://update.lausd.net LAUSD technology courses – description and enrollment. LAUSD email address required for enrollment. http://www.edutopia.org/php/article.php?id=Art_1405&key=238# George Lucas Foundation – The Magic of Math Video http://www.edutopia.org Edutopia Magazine
  16. 27. http://www.teachtheteachers.org/projects/DBoin2/index.htm David Boin’s WebQuest – Language Arts and Social Science. Scroll down to “process” to see the activity. http http://www.sitesforteachers.com/index.html Hundreds of web sites for teachers http://www.thefutureschannel.com/ Connecting learning with real-world occupations http://www.wested.org/pblnet/exemplary_projects.html Some excellent examples of Project-Based Learning http://www.iearn-canada.org/guideontheside.html Resources for project-based learning http://www.kent.k12.wa.us/KSD/IT/TSC/rethink_report/questions.htm Essential Questions for effective research http://www.cut-the-knot.org/glossary/atop.shtml Glossary of Mathematical Terms (and interactive demonstrations) http://virtualschoolhouse.visionlink.org/projects.htm The Virtual Schoolhouse

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