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
Jonathan E. Martin November 8, 2012 ISACS
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.
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
Project-basedlearning is integralto school’s program
Students seeking socialtime with friends andsense of progress andaccomplishment.PBL provides both.
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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
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.
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.
Video Draft the driving question https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WftJ1rGsJi0
Designing a DQCharacteristics of a Driving Question Provocative or challenging to students, because it is relevant, important, urgent or otherwise interesting.
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.
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.
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
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