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Documents and videos. An Introduction to Project-Based Learning. Www.bie.org/images/uploads/useful_stuff/8_Essentials_article_small_file_size_Oct2012version.pdf. What's the Difference Between "Doing Projects" and "Project Based Learning"? 15 Tools For Better Project-Based Learning. Project-Based Learning is a 21st century approach to learning that acts both as a curriculum and instruction tool, as well as a new way for students to think about school.

15 Tools For Better Project-Based Learning

Rather than strictly academic lessons and units, real-world problems can be solved, and students gain experience with long-term management of the learning process, and the possibility of self-direction. Project-Based Learning allows naturally embedding of “school” in authentic environments whether those are digital or physical. It is a way of learning that is as much about the process as the project, allowing for the seamless integration of technology, and the inclusion of digital and social media to solve relevant personal and social challenges.

A Simple Project-Based Learning Process The following apps and digital tools are built around a vastly over-simplified-but-you’ll-still-get-the-picture 4-step process: 1. 2. 3. 4. The technology serves the learning process itself. 1. Platform: iOS Price: Free 2. 3. 4. Price: $9.99. Home - Big6. Research Project Organizer - Big6. Writing Process Organizer - Big6. Big6 #1: Task Definition 1.

Writing Process Organizer - Big6

Prewriting is the first step of the writing process. What does your teacher want you to do? Make sure you understand the requirements of the writing assignment. Ask your teacher to explain the assignment if it seems vague or confusing. 2. 3. Big6#2: Information Seeking Strategies 1. Make a list here: * 2. Big6 #3: Location & Access 1. 2. 3. Big6 #4: Use of Information 1. 2. Big6 #5: Synthesis Now it is time to complete the writing process. 1. 2. 3. 4. You may want to combine short sentences and begin to look at your use of grammar. Think about scheduling another content conference with your teacher after you revise your paper. 5. 6.

Does your assignment include a product to go with your paper? The Global Classroom Project: 2012-13 - Mystery skype. The Global Classroom Project, Hello Little World Skypers, and the Global Virtual Classroom have teamed up to create a Mystery Skype contact list! Our combined efforts will give you many contacts throughout the world. These contacts are dedicated teachers who strive to connect their students globally and provide a rich learning experience.Mystery Skype provides an engaging way for classrooms to introduce themselves to each other.

Project Goals: Students will use map skills to find the location of the mystery classroomStudents will use communication and critical thinking skills to ask questions to help them find the mystery location.Classes communicate with other classrooms via Skype or Google+ Hangouts.Students will learn to respect and appreciate the cultures and customs of others.Students will be able to see the differences and similarities between themselves and others around the world. How it works: Possible Mystery Skype Questions: 1. Secret Skyping Teaching Geography with Mystery Skype. Challenge Based Learning - Next Steps. Welcome!

Challenge Based Learning - Next Steps

Thank you for joining the Challenge Based Learning (CBL) Community. The community is a dynamic environment where you can learn about CBL, collaborate, organize challenge teams, propose challenges and offer solutions. New to CBL? Creating a new Challenge Proposal? Check out the the step sheet on how to create a challenge proposal (PDF). Developing a solution to an existing challenge? Check out the step sheet on how to create a solution (PDF). Looking to collaborate? Take some time to participate in the CBL community forum - this is a great place to collaborate with learners from around the globe to plan challenges and discuss solutions.

Challenge Based Learning - Welcome to Challenge Based Learning! Project Based Learning. Challenge Based Learning- A Guide By Apple.