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Project-based Learning. Different grade levels- Olivia Payne. A Project-Based Learning Activity About Project-Based Learning What Is Project-Based Learning?

Different grade levels- Olivia Payne

Students engaged in project-based learning (PBL) activities "work in groups to solve challenging problems that are authentic, curriculum-based, and often interdisciplinary" (McGrath, 2003). Managing Money- Olivia Payne. Holidays- Olivia Payne. Olivia Payne- Writing. Middle School PBL- Olivia Payne. LUKE UPCHURCH Teach21 Project Based Learning. Prior to the start of the project: *If planning to have the students prepare the recipes for the wellness event, seek funding sources such as school PTO, grants or donations from local businesses.

LUKE UPCHURCH Teach21 Project Based Learning

Another option could be to ask the cafeteria manager, if the winning meal could be placed on the school menu. *West Virginia Department of Education has a terrific website WVDE Smart Foods that has a wealth of information about healthy schools and kids. Free print materials are available through USDA Team Nutrition for schools that participate in the Federal Child Nutrition Programs. Set up a resource folder of websites. Invite a nutritionist or Local Food Service Director for the entry event. Divide the class into groups of four to develop major group projects. Days 1-3: Entry event: Ask students how smart they believe their favorite foods to be. LUKE UPCHURCH Education Designing Effective Projects Destination America.

LUKE UPCHURCH Teach21 Project Based Learning. Know Geography vocabulary: geography, cartographer, landform, landmark, latitude, longitude, archipelago, bay, butte, canyon, cape, channel, cove, gulf, island, marsh, mesa, mountain, peninsula, plain, plateau, sea, sound, strait, swamp, valley, wetland Understand the role of elevation in creating and understanding a topographic map The benefits of effective group work How a rubric can be used for self-assessment Physical geographic features of regions of the US Identify state outlines and name the region where it is found Do Read and understand US maps Locate 50 states on US map Match state to US region Learn and use geography vocabulary in authentic context.

LUKE UPCHURCH Teach21 Project Based Learning

LUKE UPCHURCH Teach21 Project Based Learning. LUKE UPCHURCH Teach21 Project Based Learning. RLA.O.5.1.6 determine main ideas and locate supporting details in literary passages and informational texts.

This is an English project for students. This will help students realize the many health issues facing the world especially america. They will write in groups of 4 about a topic of health and problems and solutions. I like the layout of the project. – lukeupchurch

RLA.O.5.1.8 differentiate and apply comprehension strategies in literary and informational texts to draw conclusions predict use context clues summarize judge text critically RLA.O.5.2.2 arrange thoughts and ideas in graphic representations to plan and write a product.

LUKE UPCHURCH Teach21 Project Based Learning

Frances Rambo- Earth Science PBL. Frances Rambo- Politics PBL. Katlyn Wolfgang: Remember, you are working on your symbolism reflection piece that is going on our final website.

Mixing Art and Politics in High School is a great way for students to remember information in a fun and informive way. It is an article about a teacher that did this. – fmrambo

Help each other out, collaborate as you always do.

Frances Rambo- Politics PBL

My name is Katlyn Wolfgang and I teach art at Central York High School. I always wanted to become a teacher. I looked into being a math teacher and I looked into being an art teacher. Art just happens to be the media in which I teach. Jennifer Mills: Miss Wolfgang is a really great art teacher because she incorporates more than just art into the class. Ryan Caufman: The school identifies and defines integrated studies really as curricular connections that can be made between the subjects and the different departments within our high school here. Dayna Laur: That leads us to number seven where, can any of you seriously say the Bill of Rights could get through Congress today?

My name is Dayna Laur and I teach social studies at Central York High School. Frances Rambo-Writing. Frances Rambo_Social Studies PBL. Author: Jen Peterson and Brett Peterson Grade level, subjects: 11th Grade Humanities Essential questions: Was the conflict in Vietnam a selfish, colonial move on the part of the United States or was it a general effort to make the world safe from Communism or something in between?

Frances Rambo_Social Studies PBL

What are the essential elements of effective drama? What are the fundamentals of successfully putting on a play? Duration: 8 weeks. Frances Rambo-Math PBL. Parent Communication: The Individual Parent Letter can be used to update parents about the project and provide them with contact information if questions arise.

I think this PBL is a great idea. It gives detials on what parents, students and teachers should do to make the lesson plan effective. – fmrambo

Suggestions for Differentiating Instruction: Pre-Assessment: Prior to beginning this project, the teacher should administer the Individual Pre-Assessment.

Frances Rambo-Math PBL

The results of this assessment will not only help guide the teacher when planning direct instruction, but can also be used when grouping students. Peer Teaching: Students that have received extra one-on-one instruction (or who have demonstrated mastery on the pre-assessment) can be designated as the ‘resident expert’ for a particular concept and may be given the opportunity to re-teach the concept to peers. Differentiating the Product: The complexity of the quizzes, checkbook, and check register can be modified to meet the needs of students working below grade level.