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Project-based learning

Project-based learning
Project-based learning (PBL) is considered an alternative to paper-based, rote memorization, teacher-led classrooms. Proponents of project-based learning cite numerous benefits to the implementation of these strategies in the classroom including a greater depth of understanding of concepts, broader knowledge base, improved communication and interpersonal/social skills, enhanced leadership skills, increased creativity, and improved writing skills. John Dewey initially promoted the idea of "learning by doing." John Dewey, 1902 Markham (2011) describes project-based learning (PBL) as: " PBL integrates knowing and doing. Students learn knowledge and elements of the core curriculum, but also apply what they know to solve authentic problems and produce results that matter. Project-based learning has been associated with the "situated learning" perspective of James G. Structure[edit] Elements[edit] Comprehensive Project-based Learning: Examples[edit] Roles[edit] PBL relies on learning groups.

What is PBL? To help teachers do PBL well, we created a comprehensive, research-based model for PBL — a "gold standard" to help teachers, schools, and organizations to measure, calibrate, and improve their practice. In Gold Standard PBL, projects are focused on student learning goals and include Essential Project Design Elements: 24 Project Ideas from Global Digital Citizenship Foundation Project Based Learning in the Classroom: Project Ideas Year 10-12 includes projects with these driving questions: What goes into training and improving the performance of a professional athlete?Why are creative minds and critical thinkers so crucial to the evolution of our way of life?What does it take to turn your passion into a business?How can we show the parallel between modern life and the lives of characters in classic works of literature?How would understanding the function of our planet’s core help us to become more environmentally friendly? One of these project ideas might be a springboard to a project you do with students.

Projects: A better way to work in classroom groups | Several months ago, we locked our programmers away in a secret laboratory with a single, all-consuming directive: find a better way for wiki members to do independent classroom group work. We’re calling this new feature Projects. Whenever you have a particular assignment or activity, you can create a project for it, then define teams of members, each with its own unique pages, files, and permissions. As of today, projects are available on all Education-plan wikis (both K-12 and higher education), Plus- and Super-plan wikis that are categorized as Education, and all education Private Label sites. Wiki organizers If you’re an organizer of your wiki, it’s up to you to create and manage projects. Creating a project Go to Projects in the action menu.Give your project a Name. Assigning teams When you create your project, you have four choices about how to assign teams: No matter how you assign teams, you can always rearrange them later. You can change these permissions at any time. Wiki members

Project Based Learning: Don’t Start with a Question | The Construction Zone Do you have to start project-based learning (PBL) with a question? (Oh, wait a second! Am I starting this post with a question?) This is something many people ask. I understand why this is so. Often teachers who are learning about Project Based Learning are encouraged to help students to develop a ‘driving question’ to guide their project. Tinkering-Based Learning (TBL) Awesome graphic: Page by Giulia Forsythe – @grantpotter Tinkering, Learning & The Adjacent Possible I am going to suggest we consider an alternative I will call TBL – Tinkering-Based Learning! ‘PBL’ is a human-made construct As I have said elsewhere, ‘PBL’ is a human-made construct. Don’t get me wrong! …students should learn to generate ‘driving questions… Nor am I knocking the scientific method – I merely think that is one way of approaching learning and solving problems and becoming an educated person. However, I don’t think that generating a question is the only way to begin effective project-based learning. Flipping PBL

3 Types Of Project-Based Learning Symbolize Its Evolution Project-Based Learning is an increasingly popular trend in the 21st century. The best evidence for this popularity might be the nuance it’s taken on. Project-Based Learning has gone from academic study that yields end-of-unit projects, to highly complex methods of creating and publishing student thinking. The Definition Of Project-Based Learning Broadly speaking, Project-Based Learning is simply a method of structuring curriculum around projects. There is a difference between projects and project-based learning, primarily that Project-Based Learning is about the process, and projects are about the product that comes at the end. This can come in many shapes and sizes, and three appear below. 3 Types Of Project-Based Learning 1. Challenge-Based Learning is “an engaging multidisciplinary approach to teaching and learning that encourages students to leverage the technology they use in their daily lives to solve real-world problems through efforts in their homes, schools and communities.” 2. 3.

Tellagami on the App Store An Interactive Map of Odysseus' 10-Year Journey in Homer's Odyssey The Odyssey, one of Homer's two great epics, narrates Odysseus' long, strange trip home after the Trojan war. During their ten-year journey, Odysseus and his men had to overcome divine and natural forces, from battering storms and winds to difficult encounters with the Cyclops Polyphemus, the cannibalistic Laestrygones, the witch-goddess Circe and the rest. And they took a most circuitous route, bouncing all over the Mediterranean, moving first down to Crete and Tunisia. Next over to Sicily, then off toward Spain, and back to Greece again. If you're looking for an easy way to visualize all of the twists and turns in The Odyssey, then we'd recommend spending some time with the interactive map created by Gisèle Mounzer. "Odysseus' Journey" breaks down Odysseus' voyage into 14 key scenes and locates them on a modern map designed by Esri, a company that creates GIS mapping software. Follow Open Culture on Facebook and Twitter and share intelligent media with your friends. Related Content:

Se présenter dans la classe - « Je m’appelle X, je fais du tennis et j’aime les chips, et toi ? » La première séance de cours ainsi que les cours suivants seront cruciaux afin qu’on crée une atmosphère chaleureuse et de former l’attitude de nos élèves. Tout d’abord, tenez compte du fameux adage « c’est la première impression qui compte ». Amusez-vous bien ! Vous ferez mieux d’exprimer vos soucis, quels qu’ils soient ! Vous n’avez qu’à poser des règles dès le début du cours, et à les rendre bien claires. Vous devriez être patient. Ayez l’air d’un professionnel : ne changez pas votre style mais habillez-vous selon la culture de l’école. Soyez positif : souriez même quand vous êtes à bout de nerfs ! Il est nécessaire que vous mainteniez une distance car vous n’êtes pas leur « bonhomme ». Il faut absolument vous efforcer de vous souvenir de leurs prénoms. Dans un premier temps, tapez dans vos mains pour éveiller leur intérêt.