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Project based learning powerpoint

21st Century Education

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Project based learning powerpoint

  1. 1. Project Based Learning Abby Noffsinger Jennifer Miller Taylor Stephenson
  2. 2. Definition  Students learn and develop their skills by actively finding the solution to a real-world question or challenge through exploration and investigation of the topic.
  3. 3. Importance  Allows students to develop knowledge by thinking through real-world problems  Promotes 21st century skills, such as: ◦ Problem solving ◦ Collaboration ◦ Critical thinking ◦ Communication ◦ Creativity ◦ Innovation
  4. 4. Role in 21st Century  21st century education revolves around technology  Critical thinking in school prepares students for the growing amount of project-based careers  Technology is easily incorporated into projects in the classroom  Role of technology: By teaching tech. through PBL, students will have tools for future education and careers
  5. 5. Example  Videos – show what students know through tech. rather than pencil and paper  Podcasts – encourages quieter, auditory learners w/out pressures of being in front of class  Slideshare – provides an easy/free way for all students to share and view work  Blendspace – can combine different parts of project into one  Wiki – allows students to share and view their work and can be used in and outside of the classroom
  6. 6. Arts and Bots  Prime example of project based learning  Used technology to incorporate many different subjects and types of knowledge  Example: After students read a book, they will create a robot that reenacts the conflict and resolution of the book ◦ This method incorporates technology in their learning unlike traditional methods, such as book reports ◦ Allows them to use critical thinking skills by figuring out how to create the robot and express, in their own vision, the conflicts presented in the book
  7. 7. Conclusion  Project based learning plays a key role in 21st century learning and technology, as it prepares students to think critically and expand their knowledge by making their own discoveries and solutions to challenges.
  8. 8. Works Cited  Miller, A. (2014, April 16). Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning. In Norm's Teacher's Blog. Retrieved April 26, 2015, from http://normsteachersblog.com/?p=7486  Project Based Learning (2015). In Edutopia. Retrieved April 17, 2015, from http://www.edutopia.org/project-based-learning  What is Project Based Learning (PBL) (2015). In BIE. Retrieved April 17, 2015, from http://bie.org/about/what_pbl

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