Project Based Learning Ppt For Oct 20 And 22nd


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Project Based Learning Ppt For Oct 20 And 22nd

  1. 1. Project-Based Learning Integrating 21 st Century Skills
  2. 2. Roadmap for this Presentation… <ul><li>Rationale for project-based learning </li></ul><ul><li>Common elements of effective projects </li></ul><ul><li>Constructivism </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional approaches </li></ul><ul><li>21 st century skills </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>RATIONALE </li></ul><ul><li>Projects allow students opportunities to: </li></ul><ul><li>Develop in-depth knowledge of a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Use critical thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Make real-world connections </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate understanding through products </li></ul><ul><li>Use technology </li></ul><ul><li>At your table group, discuss each bullet and share out one example of each. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Effective projects have common elements: </li></ul><ul><li>Standards drive the project </li></ul><ul><li>21 st century skills are developed throughout the project </li></ul><ul><li>Important questions focus the project </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing assessment informs the students and teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Varied instructional strategies engage all learners </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting the needs of students with varying needs and abilities </li></ul>
  5. 5. Projects provide opportunities for students to construct their own knowledge… What’s the difference between inquiry-based and problem-based learning? Discuss at your table group. Share. Constructivism Students construct their own understanding and knowledge of the world through experiments, experience & reflection. Inquiry-Based Learning Students construct understanding based on a “ need or want to know.” Problem-Based Learning Students develop solutions to specific and complex problems. Project-Based Learning Students work in groups seeking multiple sources of information and creating authentic products.
  6. 6. Instructional Approaches… <ul><li>Student-Centered </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choosers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Self-Directed </li></ul><ul><li>Discover-Apply-Present </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Use multiple sources of information </li></ul><ul><li>Use 21 st Century Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Make Real-World Connections </li></ul>As you begin to design your projects, consider how you will incorporate these approaches.
  7. 7. Questions to ask before starting a class project… <ul><li>What do you want your students to learn in alignment with curriculum standards? </li></ul><ul><li>What project will accomplish this goal? </li></ul><ul><li>What 21 st century skills will be integrated into this project? </li></ul>
  8. 8. that being said… Let’s take a closer look at what 21 st century skills are and how we can integrate them into our projects…
  9. 9. Overview of 21 st Century Skills
  10. 10. 1. Learning & Innovation Skills <ul><li>Creativity & Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking & Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Communication & Collaboration </li></ul>
  11. 11. Creativity & Innovation <ul><li>Demonstrating originality and inventiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Developing and communicating new ideas to others </li></ul><ul><li>Being responsive to new and diverse perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Acting on creative ideas and making useful contributions </li></ul>
  12. 12. Critical Thinking & Problem Solving <ul><li>Making complex choices and decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the interconnections among systems </li></ul><ul><li>Framing, analyzing and synthesizing information in order to solve problems and answer questions </li></ul>
  13. 13. Communication & Collaboration <ul><li>Articulating thoughts and ideas through speaking and writing </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrating ability to work effectively with diverse teams </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to make compromises to accomplish a common goal </li></ul><ul><li>Assuming shared responsibility for collaborative work </li></ul>
  14. 14. 2. Information, Media & Technology Skills <ul><li>Information Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Media Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>ICT Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>I nformation, C ommunications and T echnology </li></ul>
  15. 15. Information Literacy <ul><li>Accessing information efficiently and effectively and using information for the problem at hand </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information </li></ul>
  16. 16. Media Literacy <ul><li>Understanding who media messages are constructed using which tools </li></ul><ul><li>Examining how individuals interpret messages differently </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the ethical/legal issues surrounding the use of information </li></ul>
  17. 17. ICT Literacy <ul><li>Using digital technology, communication tools and/or networks appropriately </li></ul><ul><li>Using technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate and communicate information </li></ul>
  18. 18. 3. Life and Career Skills <ul><li>Flexibility and Adaptability </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative and Self-Direction </li></ul><ul><li>Social and Cross-Cultural Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity and Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Responsibility </li></ul>
  19. 19. A Question to Consider… <ul><li>How well prepared </li></ul><ul><li>are our students </li></ul><ul><li>in using </li></ul><ul><li>21 st century </li></ul><ul><li>technology skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss at your table group </li></ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul>
  20. 21. ICT Literacy Maps Project Ideas <ul><li>A series of ICT Literacy Maps illustrating the intersection between Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy and core academic subjects including English, mathematics, science and social studies. </li></ul><ul><li>The maps contain concrete examples of how ICT Literacy can be integrated into core subjects making the learning of these relevant to the demands of the 21 st century. </li></ul>