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  • Such a sharp difference in my remembering– and I LOVED my schools and feel very devoted, but what I remember learning were my elaborated projects. College too bored the hell out of me, so much so that I threw myself into projects on campus.
  • My journey began in Summer 2008
  • Tough book– developing perseverenceundermatching and grads taking easy route
  • 13 essential elements of high quality pbl

    1. 1. Jonathan E. Martin November 8, 2012 ISACS
    2. 2.  Buck Institute of Education www.bie.org www.bie.org/diy Note: although I’ve had five days of training with BIE, I currently have no formal affiliation, and all materials herein from BIE are from their publicly available website materials.
    3. 3. Entry Your students have read Thomas Friedman
    4. 4. Now those students have come to a faculty meeting, and ask: How are you the teachers going to redesignour learning experiences to better prepare us for Friedman’s value adding jobs?
    5. 5. Your task: Answer their question and implement the solution.What do you need to know?
    6. 6. What do you remember most from your own K-12 learning?
    7. 7. Shadow-blogging 2008
    8. 8. Essential Ed. Elements 1. Hands on projects solving real problems 2.Collaboration: Working in Teams 3. Creating 4.Multi-disciplinary learning 5. Design Thinking 6.Trial and ErrorPlay Passion Purpose
    9. 9. Project-basedlearning is integralto school’s program
    10. 10. Digitaltechnologies infusethe curriculum.
    11. 11. Students seeking socialtime with friends andsense of progress andaccomplishment.PBL provides both.
    12. 12.  EUROLLE Ap govt Ms science St gregory logo
    13. 13. Pause:Let’s talk about HQ 21st c. PBL: What is it not?Discuss…http://howtovideos.hightechhigh.org/video/265/What+Project+Based+Learning+Isnt
    14. 14. Research evidenceResearch has demonstrated that PBL can be moreeffective than traditional instruction for long-termretention, skill development and satisfaction of studentsand teachers. Geier, R., Blumenfeld, P.C., Marx, R.W., Krajcik, J.S., Fishman, B., Soloway, E., &Clay-Chambers, J. (2008). Standardized test outcomes for students engaged in inquiry-based science curricula in the context of urban reform. Journal of Research in ScienceTeaching, 45(8), 922-939. Strobel, J. & van Barneveld, A. (2008) "When is PBL More Effective? A Meta-synthesis of Meta-analyses Comparing PBL to Conventional Classrooms," InterdisciplinaryJournal of Problem-based Learning, 3(1), 44-58. Retrieved fromhttp://docs.lib.purdue.edu/ijpbl/vol3/iss1/4.
    15. 15. 13 Essential Elements
    16. 16. Scaffolding & Teaching as necessary Collaborative Project DesignExcellentAssessment Real-World Relevance Web Literacies & Digital Citizenship Critique
    17. 17. 1. Significant Content
    18. 18. AL2. Real World Situated Learning
    19. 19.  What if? At least half of the time they spend on schoolwork must be on stuff that can’t end up in a folder we put away. It should be because their work is something they create on their own, or with others, that has real value in the real world.
    20. 20. 3. Thorough planning & Collaborative Project Design
    21. 21. 4. A Driving Question
    22. 22. Video Draft the driving question https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WftJ1rGsJi0
    23. 23. Designing a DQCharacteristics of a Driving Question Provocative or challenging to students, because it is relevant, important, urgent or otherwise interesting.
    24. 24. Designing a DQCharacteristics of a Driving Question Open-ended and/or complex; there is no single “right answer,” or at least no simple “yes” or “no” answer. It requires in-depth inquiry and higher-level thinking.
    25. 25. Designing a DQCharacteristics of a Driving Question Linked to the core of what you want students to learn; to answer it well, students would need to gain the knowledge and skills you have targeted as goals for the project.
    26. 26. From: How does an ecosystem stay balanced?To: How can we improve the health of the forest in ourregion?From: What have been the most popular novels amongteenagers in the last 30 years?To: How has reading changed for teenagers over the last30 years?Source: PBL Handbook, Buck Institute for Education
    27. 27. From: Was Truman’s decision to drop the bombjustified?To: Can the use of nuclear weapons be justified?From: How have robotics and automation changed oursociety in the past century?To: How might robotics and automation change ourtown and its businesses in the next century?Source: PBL Handbook, Buck Institute for Education
    28. 28. 5. Need to Know
    29. 29. 6. VOICE AND CHOICE
    30. 30. 7. 21st c. skills
    31. 31. 8. Web Literacies/Digital Citizenship
    32. 32. 6. In-depth inquiry 9. IN DEPTH INQUIRY
    33. 33. 10. Scaffolding & TeachingUse flip teaching
    34. 34. 11. Critique, Revision, Reflection
    35. 35. Video: Ron Berger on Critique http://vimeo.com/21983058
    36. 36. 12. Public Audience
    37. 37. The Culminating Product Video: Media Saves the Beach, High Tech High http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJ5Z53JAivE
    38. 38. 13> Assessment All along the way, Self, peer, teacher, peer.
    39. 39. Source: Work that Matters.
    40. 40. Plan the assessment Video: Wings: Plan the Assessment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WftJ1rGsJi0
    41. 41. Assessment Rubrics
    42. 42. available for consulting, board training, parent ed. & faculty pd. 21k12 jonathanemartin ed. services www.21k12blog.net Twitter: @jonathanemartin jonathanemartin@gmail.com