Project-Based Learning for our Digital Learners<br />Why Teach with Project Learning?<br />By – Susan Webb<br />
What is Project-Based Learning?<br />Students explore real-world problems and challenges<br />Active and engaged learning<...
What is Project-Based Learning?<br />Authentic learning connecting to real-life issues<br />Effective way to integrate tec...
Characteristics of Project-Based Learning<br />Projects form the centerpiece of the curriculum<br />Students engage in aut...
Characteristics of Project-Based Learning<br />Students work collaboratively to solve problems<br />Technology is integrat...
Research Supporting PBL<br />Constructivism Learning Theory –focuses on “doing rather than receiving”<br />Howard Gardner’...
Research Supporting PBL<br />Students are engaged in cooperative learning and collaborative problem solving<br />Parallel ...
Benefits of Project-Based Learning<br />Increase motivation<br />Increased problem-solving ability<br />Improved library r...
Benefits of Project-Based Learning<br />Supports the <br />National Educational <br />Technology Standards<br />Students, ...
Design Principal #1Begin with the end in Mind<br />Develop a Project Idea<br />Decide the Scope of the Project<br />Select...
Design Principal # 2  Craft the Driving Question<br />What is a Driving Question?<br />Generate the Driving Question<br />...
Design Principal # 3 Plan the Assessment<br />Align Products with Outcomes<br />Know What to Assess<br />Use Rubrics<br />
Design Principal # 4 Map the Project<br />Organize Tasks and Activities<br />Launch the Project<br />Gather Resources<br /...
Design Principal # 5 Manage the Process<br />Share Project Goals with Students<br />Use Problem-Solving Tools<br />Use Che...
Technology Tools Considerations<br />Take inventory of what technology is available<br />Include training on how to use th...
Resources for Project-Based Learning<br />Reinventing Project-Based Learning, Suzie Boss and Jane Krauss, 2007 ISTE<br />D...
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  1. 1. Project-Based Learning for our Digital Learners<br />Why Teach with Project Learning?<br />By – Susan Webb<br />
  2. 2. What is Project-Based Learning?<br />Students explore real-world problems and challenges<br />Active and engaged learning<br />Students develop confidence and self-direction<br />
  3. 3. What is Project-Based Learning?<br />Authentic learning connecting to real-life issues<br />Effective way to integrate technology into the curriculum<br />
  4. 4. Characteristics of Project-Based Learning<br />Projects form the centerpiece of the curriculum<br />Students engage in authentic real-world activities<br />
  5. 5. Characteristics of Project-Based Learning<br />Students work collaboratively to solve problems<br />Technology is integrated as a tool for discovery, collaboration and communication<br />
  6. 6. Research Supporting PBL<br />Constructivism Learning Theory –focuses on “doing rather than receiving”<br />Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences theory<br />Inquiry-Based Learning<br />
  7. 7. Research Supporting PBL<br />Students are engaged in cooperative learning and collaborative problem solving<br />Parallel between project-based learning and process writing.<br />
  8. 8. Benefits of Project-Based Learning<br />Increase motivation<br />Increased problem-solving ability<br />Improved library research skills<br />Increased collaboration<br />Increased resource-management skills<br />
  9. 9. Benefits of Project-Based Learning<br />Supports the <br />National Educational <br />Technology Standards<br />Students, Teachers,<br />and Administrators<br />
  10. 10. Design Principal #1Begin with the end in Mind<br />Develop a Project Idea<br />Decide the Scope of the Project<br />Select Standards<br />Incorporate Outcomes<br />Create the Optimal Learning Environment<br />
  11. 11. Design Principal # 2 Craft the Driving Question<br />What is a Driving Question?<br />Generate the Driving Question<br />Refine the Driving Question<br />Use Standards to Develop a Driving Question.<br />
  12. 12. Design Principal # 3 Plan the Assessment<br />Align Products with Outcomes<br />Know What to Assess<br />Use Rubrics<br />
  13. 13. Design Principal # 4 Map the Project<br />Organize Tasks and Activities<br />Launch the Project<br />Gather Resources<br />Draw a Storyboard<br />
  14. 14. Design Principal # 5 Manage the Process<br />Share Project Goals with Students<br />Use Problem-Solving Tools<br />Use Checkpoints and Milestones<br />Plan for Evaluation and Reflection<br />
  15. 15. Technology Tools Considerations<br />Take inventory of what technology is available<br />Include training on how to use the hardware/software<br />Learn the Web 2.0 tools<br />
  16. 16. Resources for Project-Based Learning<br />Reinventing Project-Based Learning, Suzie Boss and Jane Krauss, 2007 ISTE<br />Design Principals for Project-Based Learning Designing your Project<br />ISTE – Project Based Learning<br />

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