Project Based Learning and
Student Inquiry Learning in SD57
Steve Chase, Resource Teacher
Email: schase@sd57.bc.ca
Twitter...
Today
1. Curriculum and Instruction in SD57
2. Student and Teacher Perspectives
3. Project Based Learning
a) Defined and I...
1. Curriculum and Instruction in SD57

On First Class

Email “Need to Know”
Updates
Describe a memorable
learning experience from
elementary or secondary
school.

Larry Rosenstock from High
Tech High asked ...
2. Student and Teacher
Perspectives
Curiosity

Creation

Connection

What do we want our
student experience to
look like?
3. Student and Teacher Perspectives
Social
Emotional
Learning

Assessment
for
Learning

21st Century
Learning

Project Bas...
3a) Project Based Learning Example:
“How Does Technology Mimic Biology?” Project
3a) Project Based Learning Example:
“How Does Technology Mimic Biology?” Project

Sub Questions:
• How does the eye work?
...
3a) Project Based Learning Definition
from Buck Institute for Education
3a) Project Based Learning Definition
What kinds of strategies, activities, and experiences fit this
definition of Project...
3b) Project Based
Learning Strategies
“How to Trigger
Students’ Inquiry
Through Projects”
By Jane Krauss and Suzie
Boss vi...
1.

3b) Project Based
Learning Strategies
“How to Get High-Quality
Student Work in PBL”
by John Larmer, BIE Editor in
Chei...
3c) Project Based Learning Resources
3c) Project Based Learning Resources
3c) Project Based Learning Resources
For more check out sd57learning.blogspot.ca

BIE Resources

“Work that matters: The t...
4. New Curriculum
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Project based learning and student inquiry learning in sd57

  1. 1. Project Based Learning and Student Inquiry Learning in SD57 Steve Chase, Resource Teacher Email: schase@sd57.bc.ca Twitter: @Chase_Steve Blog: sd57learning@blogspot.ca
  2. 2. Today 1. Curriculum and Instruction in SD57 2. Student and Teacher Perspectives 3. Project Based Learning a) Defined and Illustrated b) Strategies c) Resources 4. New Curriculum
  3. 3. 1. Curriculum and Instruction in SD57 On First Class Email “Need to Know” Updates
  4. 4. Describe a memorable learning experience from elementary or secondary school. Larry Rosenstock from High Tech High asked staff the same question an noticed the following common elements: “It was a project It had a mentorship It involved community There was risk of failure There was recognition of success There was a public exhibition”
  5. 5. 2. Student and Teacher Perspectives
  6. 6. Curiosity Creation Connection What do we want our student experience to look like?
  7. 7. 3. Student and Teacher Perspectives Social Emotional Learning Assessment for Learning 21st Century Learning Project Based Learning
  8. 8. 3a) Project Based Learning Example: “How Does Technology Mimic Biology?” Project
  9. 9. 3a) Project Based Learning Example: “How Does Technology Mimic Biology?” Project Sub Questions: • How does the eye work? • What structures make up the eye and what are their functions? • How does light behave? • How does light behave in optical devices (such as eyes and cameras)? • How can we design a working pinhole camera? • How are the structures and functions of a pinhole camera similar to and different from that of the eye?
  10. 10. 3a) Project Based Learning Definition from Buck Institute for Education
  11. 11. 3a) Project Based Learning Definition What kinds of strategies, activities, and experiences fit this definition of Project Based Learning or encourage the boarder actions Curiosity? Connection? Creation? Curiosity Creation Connection
  12. 12. 3b) Project Based Learning Strategies “How to Trigger Students’ Inquiry Through Projects” By Jane Krauss and Suzie Boss via the MindShift Blog Step 1—Identify Projectworthy Concepts Step 2—Explore Their Significance and Relevance Step 3—Find Real-Life Contexts Step 4—Engage Critical Thinking Step 5—Write a Project Sketch Step 6—Plan the Setup One Last Step – Workshop your project idea
  13. 13. 1. 3b) Project Based Learning Strategies “How to Get High-Quality Student Work in PBL” by John Larmer, BIE Editor in Cheif 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. Did I use rubrics and exemplars to help students understand the quality of work expected? 2. Did my project include effective formative assessment? 3. Did students have enough time to revise and polish their work? 4. Did the project feel authentic enough to motivate students – did they care? 5. Does my classroom – and my school – cultivate a culture of quality?
  14. 14. 3c) Project Based Learning Resources
  15. 15. 3c) Project Based Learning Resources
  16. 16. 3c) Project Based Learning Resources For more check out sd57learning.blogspot.ca BIE Resources “Work that matters: The teacher’s guide to project-based learning”
  17. 17. 4. New Curriculum

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