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  • 1. PBL: A Menu of Ideas A Menu of Ideas
    • Jennifer L. Brinson
    • Instructional Coach -- Salisbury High School
    • Allentown, PA
  • 2. Who and Where?
    • Who am I?
    • Where to find resources:
      • http://shsinstructionaltools.stsd.wikispaces.net /
          • Look for pages on “Project/Challenge Based Learning” & “The Flipped Classroom”
  • 3. Debunk the Myths!
    • Sporadic projects are PBL.....
    • My kids won’t learn what I need them to....
    • I have a standardized test to be accountable for....
    • I don’t have time....
    • It’s too difficult....
  • 4. What do we know?
    • 21st Century Skills
    • Bloom’s New Taxonomy
    • 4 C’s -- critical thinking, communicate, collaborate, create
    • NETS - for Teachers & Students
    Learners have gone from consumers of content to producers and publishers.
  • 5. http://www.usi.edu/distance/bdt.htm
  • 6. PBL vs. PrBL vs. CBL = WTH?
    • Project-Based Learning =
            • Product/Artifact
    • Problem-Based or Challenge-Based Learning =
            • Real World Connection
  • 7. Challenge-Based Learning http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tjxdTbtUvA
  • 8. Commonalities
    • realistic
    • authentic educational goals
    • engaging & motivating
    • multidisciplinary
    • critical thinking, collaborative, communication, creativity
    • formative and summative assessments
    • learner centered & teacher facilitated
    • opportunity for improvement (reflection)
  • 9. Project-Based Learning Explained http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMCZvGesRz8
  • 10. Principles
  • 11. Backwards Design
    • “ Begin with the end in mind” Wiggins & McTighe
    • Six A’s
        • Authenticity
        • Academic Rigor
        • Applied Learning
        • Active Exploration
        • Adult Connections
        • Assessment Practices
  • 12. Driving Question
    • Provocative
    • Open-Ended
    • Goes to the heart of a discipline
    • Challenging
    • Can be tied to the real world
  • 13. Examples of Driving Questions
    • Language Arts:
        • Is chivalry dead?
        • Why are books banned?
        • What is the American Dream?
    • Art: How does are reflect its time?
    • Science:
        • What are we made of?
        • Should we produce genetically engineered foods?
        • What is light?
  • 14. Examples of Driving Questions
    • Math:
        • Can we predict the level of activity on our website?
        • How can we predict the motion of a flying object to design a fireworks show?
    • Health: How do I make a healthier me?
    • Social Studies:
        • Why is there poverty?
        • Do we have too much freedom?
        • Can we have both liberty and security?
        • Is war justified?
        • What does it mean to be: just? equal? fair? reliable/valid?
  • 15. Assessment
    • Formative & Summative
    • Ongoing
    • Last assessment should NOT be the first!
    • How well do students know the content?
    • What is the skill level?
    • How well did they apply knowledge and skill?
    • REFLECTION! & RUBRICS!
    • PRODUCT! & PROCESS!
  • 16. Map the Project
    • Organize the tasks -- Scaffold
    • Gather Resources
    • Storyboard/Timeline (be flexible)
  • 17. Manage
    • Share Goals
    • Checkpoints/Milestones/Benchmarks
    • Evaluation/Reflection
          • Debrief
          • Fishbowl/Socratic Seminar
          • Survey
          • Self-Evaluation (use your rubrics)
  • 18. http://ali.apple.com/cbl/components.html
  • 19. What holds teachers back?
    • Personal Confidence
    • Professional Repetoire
    • Temperament (different, new, unpredictable)
  • 20. Realities of PBL
    • Engaging, Authentic, Challenging, Significant
    • Depth over Breadth
    • Process is: messy, involves student choice, follows multiple paths, scaffolds learning
    • Collaborative
    • Takes Time -- be flexible
    • Requires Reflection - by student, teacher, and group
    • Achieve multiple standards/objectives
    • Rigorous & Relevant
  • 21. Research from New Media Consortium Challenge-Based Learning: An Approach for Our Time (2009) (2009)
    • Both teachers and students overwhelmingly found CBL both effective and engaging.
    • 100% of teachers reported that student work exceeded their expectations.
    • 97% of teachers felt students learned more than expected and in some cases much more.
    • Students self reported learning skills that aligned remarkably with the 21st Century Skills
    • Projects which the students felt highly relevant were most likely to have high quality final products. The two least relevant challenges were not completed by the students.
  • 22. to the Rescue!
    • United Streaming: Download, Access, Editable!
    • Assignment Builder: Build the intro. to form background knowledge
    • Discovery Health:Health and Biology Classes - great for resources
  • 23. to the Rescue!
    • Discovery Atlas: incredible wealth of resources for World Language, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    • STEM: Math & Science --
        • Build a better roller coaster.....
        • Design the school 2050.....
  • 24. Here’s the plan.....
    • We’re gonna Flip It!
    • Quicktime and Jing are my friends
    • personal devices will be their friends
    • Class time will be learning time
    • Class time will be flexible, dynamic, differentiated
    • Student :: Valuable Teacher Time
    “ The first time you try to understand something, the last thing you need is a hovering human presence or teacher.” -Donald Clark, Plan B When Place Convenience
  • 25. The Flipped Classroom http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2H4RkudFzlc
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  • 30. Questions http://shsinstructionaltools.stsd.wikispaces.net /
  • 31. WWII Veterans - A Call to Action
  • 32. Suggestions:
  • 33. Suggestions:
  • 34. Resources
    • Boss, Suzie. "Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning." Edutopia 2011. Web. 21 Mar. 2011.
    • &quot;Challenge Based Learning.&quot; About Challenge Based Learning. Apple. Web. 21 Mar. 2011. < http://ali.apple.com/cbl/ >.
    • &quot;How Do You Come up with These Project Ideas?&quot; Experts & Newbies | Bloggers on Project Based Learning. Buck Institute for Education, 06 Oct. 2010. Web. 21 Mar. 2011. < http://biepbl.blogspot.com/2010/10/how-do-you-come-up-with-these-project.html >.
    • Johnson, Laurence F., Rachel S. Smith, Troy J. Smythe, and Rachel K. Varon. &quot;Challenge-Based Learning: An Approach for Our Time.&quot; The New Media Consortium (2009). Web.
    • Larmer, John, David Ross, and John R. Mergendoller. PBL Starter Kit: To-the-point Advice, Tools and Tips for Your First Project. Novato, CA: Buck Institute for Education, 2009. Print.
    • Lenz, Bob. &quot;Evidence That PBL Works | Edutopia.&quot; K-12 Education & Learning Innovations with Proven Strategies That Work | Edutopia. Edutopia, 30 Sept. 2010. Web. 21 Mar. 2011. < http://www.edutopia.org/blog/project-based-learning-findings-study-bob-lenz >.
    • Markham, Thom, John Larmer, and Jason Louis. Ravitz. Project Based Learning Handbook: a Guide to Standards-focused Project Based Learning for Middle and High School Teachers. 2nd ed. Novato, CA: Buck Institute for Education, 2003. Print.
    • Moursund, Dave. &quot;Problem-Based Learning and Project-Based Learning.&quot; University of Oregon. 11 Nov. 2007. Web. 21 Mar. 2011. < http://pages.uoregon.edu/moursund/Math/pbl.htm >.
    • &quot;Project-Based Learning Strategies and Research for Educators.&quot; Online Schools and Accredited Online Degrees from Online Colleges. Guide to Oniline Schools. Web. 21 Mar. 2011. < http://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/online-teaching/project-based-learning >.
    • Starr, Linda. &quot;Education World.&quot; Education World: The Educator's Best Friend. Education World, 2005. Web. 21 Mar. 2011. < http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/virtualwkshp/virtualwkshp >.
    • &quot;What Is Project-Based Learning?&quot; Project Based Learning. Web. 21 Mar. 2011. < http://pbl-online.org/About/whatisPBL.htm >.

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