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CBL Training Package

  1. 1. Challenge Based Learning Training Package
  2. 2. Desired Learning Outcomes of CBL <ul><li>21 st century content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial, Economic and Entrepreneurial Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civic Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health & wellness Awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning and Thinking Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creativity & Innovation Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information and Media Literacy Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contextual Learning Skills </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Desired Learning Outcomes of CBL <ul><li>Life Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adaptability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Productivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self Direction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Responsibility </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Key Components <ul><li>BIG IDEAS </li></ul><ul><li>ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>THE CHALLENGE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GUIDING QUESTIONS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GUIDING ACTIVITIES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GUIDING RESOURCES </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION – ACTION </li></ul><ul><li>ASSESSMENT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PUBLISHING: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>STUDENT SAMPLES </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>STUDENT OBSERVATIONS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Challenge-Based Learning </li></ul>
  5. 5. BIG IDEAS <ul><li>Broad concept that can be explore in multiple ways through essential questions </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging </li></ul><ul><li>Important to the school and students </li></ul>
  6. 6. ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS & CHALLENGE <ul><li>ESSENTIAL QUESTION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>REFLECT THE INTEREST OF STUDENTS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>REFLECT THE NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY </li></ul></ul><ul><li>THE CHALLENGE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FROM EACH ESSENTIAL QUESTION A CHALLENGE IS ARTICULATED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>STUDENTS NEED TO CREATE A SPECIFIC ANSWER/SOLUTION THAT CAN RESULT IN CONCRETE, MEANINGFUL ACTION. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. GUIDING QUESTIONS, ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES <ul><li>GUIDING QUESTIONS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GENERTAED BY STUDENTS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>REP[RESENT THE KNOWLEDGE STUDENTS NEED TO DISCOVER TO MEET THE CHALLENGE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GUIDING ACTIVITIES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LESSONS, SIMULATIONS, ACTIVITIES HELP STUDENTS ANSWER QUESTIONS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SET FOUNDATION FOR THEM TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE, INSIGHT AND REALISTIC SOLUTIONS </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. GUIDING QUESTIONS, ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES <ul><li>GUIDING RESOURCES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A FOCUSSED SET OF RESOURCES THAT CAN INCLUDE PODCASTS, WEBSITE, VIDEO, DATABASES, EXPERTS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SUPPORTS THE ACTIVITIES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASSIST STUDENTS WITH DEVELOPING A SOLUTION </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. ASSESSMENT & SOLUTIONS <ul><li>SOLUTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>EACH CHALLENGE CAN HAVE A VARIETY OF SOLUTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>EACH SOLUTION SHOULD BE THOUGHTFUL, CONCRETE, CLEARLY ARTICULATED </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENTED IN A PUBLISHABLE MULTIMEDIA FORMAT (E.G. ENHANCED PODCAST OR SHORT VIDEO) </li></ul><ul><li>ASSESSMENT </li></ul><ul><li>CONNECTION TO THE CHALLENGE, </li></ul><ul><li>ACCURACY OF CONTENT, </li></ul><ul><li>CLARITY OF COMMUNICATION, </li></ul><ul><li>APPLICABILITY FOR IMPLEMENTATION, </li></ul><ul><li>EFFICACY OF IDEA. </li></ul><ul><li>PROCESS UNDERTAKEN BY TEAM/INDIVIDUALS </li></ul><ul><li>DEVELOPMENT OF KEY 21 ST CENTURY SKILLS </li></ul>
  10. 10. PUBLISHING <ul><li>PUBLISHING </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENTS ENCOURAGED TO PUBLISH RESULTS ONLINE, SOLICITING FEEDBACK </li></ul><ul><li>TO BROADEN THE LEARNING COMMUNITY AND FOSTER DISCUSSION ABOUT SOLUTIONS TO THE CHALLENGES IMPORTANT TO STUDENTS </li></ul>
  11. 11. Process <ul><ul><li>SETTING UP A COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PROJECT INTRODUCTION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TEAM FORMATION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASSESSMENT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GUIDING QUESTIONS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GUIDING ACTIVITIES AND GUIDING RESOURCES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PROTOTYPE/TESTING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IMPLEMENT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASSESS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>REFLECTION/DOCUMENTATION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PUBLISH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ONGOING INFORMATIVE ASSESSMENT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Challenge-based learning </li></ul>
  12. 12. SETTING UP A COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENT <ul><li>SHARED WORKING SPACE – FMS@SG GRACE PLE </li></ul><ul><li>AVAILABLE 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>INCLUDE NEEDED RESOURCES, ACCESS TO ACTIVITIES, A CALENDAR </li></ul><ul><li>COMMUNICATION CHANNEL BETWEEN TEACHER AND STUDENTS </li></ul>
  13. 13. PROJECT INTRODUCTION <ul><li>BIG IDEA SELECTED BY SCHOOL </li></ul><ul><li>FACILITATOR TO DEVELOP WITH TEAM AN OVERVIEW OF BIG IDEA AND RELATED QUESTION </li></ul><ul><li>SETS THE BROADER CONTEXT AND FOUNDATION FOR THE WORK </li></ul><ul><li>TEAM IDENTIFIES A SUITABLE CHALLENGE OR IS INTRODUCED TO ONE OF THE EXISTING CHALLENGES </li></ul>
  14. 14. TEAM FORMATION <ul><ul><li>CONSIDER ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DISCUSS THE DEVELOPMENTAL NATURE OF TEAM </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Assessment <ul><ul><li>FACILITATOR AND TEAM DISCUSS THE MEASURE OF SUCCESS AND ADOPT, AADAPT OR DEVELOP A PROJECT RUBRIC OR GAUGE THE SUCCESS OF THE SOLUTION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NEED TO DECIDE HOW MUCH OF GRACE ASSESSMENT RUBRIC TO USE AND WHAT RUBRIC WE WANT THE STUDENTS TO DEVELOP </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. GUIDING QUESTIONS <ul><li>STUDENTS BEGIN THE PROCESS OF IDENTIFYING THE QUESTIONS TO GUIDE THEIR ANALYSIS OF CHALLENGE </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS OUTLINE WHAT STUDENTS THINK THEY NEED TO KNOW TO FORMULATE A VIABLE SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>PROCESS REPEATED AS QUESTIONS ANSWERED AND NEW INFORMATION GATHERED </li></ul><ul><li>VERY IMPORTANT PHASE – CREATEDS MAP FOR LEARNING AND FOUNDATION FOR DEVELOPING SOLID SOLUTION. DON’T RUSH </li></ul>
  17. 17. GUIDING ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES <ul><ul><li>TEAM SEEKS TO FIND ANSWERS TO GUIDING QUESTIONS BY PARTICIPATING IN A VARIETY OF LEARNING ACTIVITIES, CONDUCTING RESEARCH, EXPERIMENTATION, INTERVIEWING, ETC IN CRAFTING BEST SOLUTION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACTIVITIES CAN BE TEACHER DIRECTED OR STUDENT DIRECTED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GOAL OF THIS PHASE – STUDENTS TO GAIN A SOLID FOUNDATION ON WHICH TO DEVELOP THEIR SOLUTION </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. PROTOTYPE & IMPLEMENTATION <ul><li>PROTOTYPE/TESTING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>STUDENTS CAN BUILD SOLUTIONS, TRY THEM WITH SMALL USER GROUP, OR PRESENT THEM TO A FOCUS GROUP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ALLOWS TEAM TO POLISH THEIR SOLUTION </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IMPLEMENT (MAY NOT DO IN PILOT RUN DUE TO TIME CONSTRAINT) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DEVELOP IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR THE SOLUTION AND PUT IT INTO ACTION </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. ASSESS & REFLECT <ul><li>ASSESS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TEAM USES PROJECT RUBRIC DEVELOPED AT BEGINNING OF PROCESS TO GAUGE THE SUCCESS OF THEIR IMPLEMENTATION </li></ul></ul><ul><li>REFLECTION/DOCUMENTATION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>STUDENTS DOCUMENT THEIR WORK, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>REFLECT ON THE PROCESS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BLOGS, VIDEO, PODCASTS, DIGITAL STORYTELLING, PHOTOGRAPHS CAN BE USED FOR THIS PROCESS </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. PUBLISH <ul><li>STUDENTS ENCOURAGED TO PUBLISH WORK </li></ul><ul><li>E.G. 2-TO-3 MINUTE VIDEO ABOUT THEIR SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>SHARE IT ON SCHOOL INTRANET OR POST IT ONLINE FOR BROADER VISIBILITY </li></ul>
  21. 21. ONGOING ASSESSMENT <ul><ul><li>INFORMAL ASSESSMENT, ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING THROUGHOUT PROJECT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ALSO INVOLVES THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ARTICULATION OF WHAT MAKES A COMPELLING SOLUTION, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASSESSMENT OF DOCUMENTATION OF PROCESS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RESULTS OF THE ACTION TAKEN </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. EXAMPLES OF BIs <ul><li>BI: WATER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EQ: HOW DOES MY WATER CONSUMPTION IMPACT MY WORLD? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CHALLENGE: IMPROVE YOUR HOME, SCHOOL, OR COMMUNITY USE OF WATER </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BI: FOOD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EQ: HOW DOES MY FOOD CONSUMPTION IMPACT MY WORLD? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CHALLENGE: IMPROVE WHAT AND HOW YOU EAT. </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. EXAMPLES OF BIs <ul><li>BI: ENERGY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EQ: WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF MY FOSSIL FUEL CONSUMPTION? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CHALLENGE: REDUCE YOUR FAMILY’S USE OF FOSSIL FUELS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BI: AIR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EQ: HOW DO MY ACTIONS IMPACT THE AIR WE BREATHE? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CHALLENGE: IMPROVE THE AIR YOU BREATHER. </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. EXAMPLES OF BIs <ul><li>BI: SELF IDENTITY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EQ: WHO AM I AND WHO DO I WANT TO BE? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CHALLENGE: CREATE A VIRTUAL BACKPACK (PORTFOLIO) FOR SUCCESS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DETAILED EXAMPLES CAN BE FOUND AT: http://images.apple.com/education/docs/teachers/Apple-ChallengedBasedLearning.pdf </li></ul>
  25. 25. LESSONS LEARNT IN CBL PILOT PROJECT CONDUCTED BY APPLE <ul><li>Recommendation 1 : Prepare teachers by introducing them to CBL in a retreat or workshop. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendation 2: Bring teachers together in multi-disciplinary teams to plan and carry out the project. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendation 3 : Select the challenge carefully and make it a real one. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendation 4 : Build 21st century skills into the project right from the start. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendation 5 : Whatever the timeframe, teachers need to budget project time wisely. </li></ul>
  26. 26. LESSONS LEARNT IN CBL PILOT PROJECT CONDUCTED BY APPLE <ul><li>Recommendation 6 : Schedule the project at a time when it does not conflict with other demands on student time. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendation 7 : Allow dedicated work time during the school day. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendation 8 : Give students access to technology, and provide adequate technology support. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendation 9 : Give students the opportunity to act on their solutions. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Update of Prototype Project <ul><ul><li>CBL APPROACH TO BE USED AS COMMON LANGUAGE FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>INTERNATIONAL PROJECT WORKING GROUP (IPWG) TO SUPPORT TEACHERS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RECOMMENDATIONS OF IPWG WILL BE PRESENTED TO SCHOOL LEADERS FOR ENDORSEMENT BEFORE IMPLEMENTATION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6-STAGE APPROACH WILL BE IMPROVED UPON AND USE AS SCAFFOLDING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TAKE NOTE OF LESSONS LEARNT IN GRACE AND CBL PILOT RUN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6-WEEK PROJECT, STUDENT COMMITMENT: 4 HOURS - 2 HR OF SCHOOL TIMETABLED TIME AND 2 HR OUTSIDE TIMETABLED TIME. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CBL TRAINING FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>16-WEEK GRACE CURRICULUM ADAPTED FOR 6-WEEK IP PILOT RUN </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. The End <ul><li>CBL Training Package </li></ul>

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