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    1. 1. Dr. Diane Mason, Assistant ProfessorDr. Cynthia Cummings, Assistant ProfessorDr. Jason Mixon, Director of Doctoral Studies in Educational Leadership
    2. 2.  PBL is commonly defined as an instructional approach which uses real world and relevant activities designed to engage students through questioning and inquiry.  Different names, similar components  Theoretical Grounding  Confucius and Aristotle -learning by doing  Socrates - questioning techniques  Dewey – experience, student interest, student-directed  Piaget – making meaning from experiences  Vygotsky – constructivism  Montessori – doing, experiences Buck Institute for Education Edutopia
    3. 3.  Title - Organizational Change Doctoral Course in Ed. Leadership Image permission by www.theideadesk.com Change Paradigm Focus › Dr. Michael Fullan  The New Meaning of Educational Change › Dr. Sheila Murray Bethel  8 Leadership Qualities that Matter Most in the Real World Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) Culminating Project
    4. 4.  The Leadership Book: Enhancing the Theory-Practice Connection Through Project-Based Learning (Thompson & Beak, 2007) › What Criteria Constitutes PBL? (Thomas, 2000)  PBL projects are central, not peripheral to the curriculum.  PBL projects are focused on questions or problems that “drive” students to encounter (and struggle with) the central concepts and principles of a discipline.  Projects involve students in a constructive investigation.  Projects are student-driven to some significant degree.  Projects are realistic, not school-like. pp. 3-4 Scenario-based › University › High School › Elementary Collaboration in PLCs Image Creative Commons License http://borderlessnewsandviews.com/2012/04/state-of-the-labor-union/
    5. 5. Image Under Creative Common License Bryson Elementary Scenario (Sp1-12) http://www.pcschools535.org/vnews/display.v/ART/4d62d667c63d8 › Group 2 – PLC Discussion Board, Wix Website http://www.wix.com/justinrporter/group2cohort1edud6305#!
    6. 6.  Bryson Elementary Scenario (Sp1-12) Image Under Creative Common License http://www.pcschools535.org/vnews/display.v/ART/4d62d667c63d8 › Group 3 – YouTube with Xtranormal, http://youtu.be/jeS0lKq6eX4 http://www.xtranormal.com/ › Collaboration with Elluminate
    7. 7. Image Under Creative Common License http://www.pcschools535.org/vnews/display.v/ART/4d62d667c63d8 Bryson Elementary Scenario (Sp1-12) › Group 4 – Prezi http://prezi.com/zrfdchefrtoj/copy-of-bryson- elementary/ › Collaboration – PLC Discussion Board
    8. 8.  Bryson Elementary Scenario (Sp1-12) › Group 6 – Google Site Image Under Creative Common License http://www.pcschools535.org/vnews/display.v/ART/4d62d667c63d8 https://sites.google.com/site/brysonelementaryschool/about- bryson-elementary › Collaboration in group Wiki and Google Docs
    9. 9. Image Under Creative Common License http://www.pcschools535.org/vnews/display.v/ART/4d62d667c63d8 Wassamatta University Scenario (SU1-2012) › Group 6 – https://sites.google.com/site/edud6305group6/ › Collaboration
    10. 10. Image Under Creative Common License http://www.pcschools535.org/vnews/display.v/ART/4d62d667c63d8 Sugar Creek High Scenario (SU1-12) › Group http://texastrails.weebly.com/index.html › Collaboration
    11. 11.  Title – Teaching with Technology Technology integration focus Image permission by www.theideadesk.com › Web 2.0 New Tools, New Schools › Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works Scenario based culminating project Self-selected collaborative groups Primarily Educational Technology Leadership master’s candidates
    12. 12.  Scenario-based Examples https://sites.google.com/site/edld5364teamtntprojectsite/home https://sites.google.com/site/edld5364teamproject/home-1 https://sites.google.com/site/edld5364twtgppawdavyouwil/home https://sites.google.com/site/juliejillmelbalamaredld5364/ https://sites.google.com/site/21stcenturystemeducators/home Image Creative Commons License http://borderlessnewsandviews.com/2012/04/state-of-the-labor-union/
    13. 13.  Buck Institute for Education http://www.bie.org/about/what_is_pbl George Lucas Foundation – Edutopia http://www.edutopia.org/ PBL Lessons Funded by NSF http://www.pblprojects.org/BlindedbytheLight/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ppeGIKL0OE Connected Educators Month http://connectededucators.org/ Online Communities of Practice http://connectededucators.org/report/
    14. 14. Bethel, S.M. (2009). A new breed of leader: 8 leadership qualities that matter most in the real world. New York, New York: Berkley Books.Boss, S. (2012). Project based learning: A short history. Retrieved from http://www.edutopia.org/project-based-learning-historyFullan, M. (2007). The new meaning of educational change. 4th Ed. New York, New York: Teachers College Press.Markham, T., Larmer, J., & Ravitz, J. (2003). Project based learning handbook. 2nd Ed. Buck Institute for Education: Novato, CA.Pitler, H., Hubbell, E, Kuhn, M. & Malenoski, K. (2007). Using technology with classroom instruction that works. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.Solomon, G. & Schrum, L. (2007). Web 2.0: New tools, new schools. Eugene, OR: ISTE.
    15. 15. Thomas, J.W. (200). A review research on project-based learning. Executive Summary Prepared for the Autodesk Foundation, Buck Institute for Education. Retrieved from http://www.bie.org/images/uploads/general/9d06758fd346969cb636 53d00dca55c0.pdfThompson, K.L. & Beak, J. (2007). The leadership book: Enhancing the theory-practice connection through project-based learning. Journal of Management Education, 31(2), 278-291. doi:10.1177/1052562096297143
    16. 16. Diane Mason, Ph.D.Assistant Professordiane.mason@lamar.edu Jason Mixon, Ph.D. Director of Doctoral Studies in Educational Leadership jason.mixon@lamar.eduCynthia Cummings, Ed.D.Assistant Professorcdcummings@lamar.edu Presentation URL http://tinyurl.com/cdnodum