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30 Online Multimedia Resources for PBL and Flipped Classrooms

30 Online Multimedia Resources for PBL and Flipped Classrooms
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Home Project Based Learning Resources (image from education-world.com) Project Based Learning (PBL) is a great way to teach students content, 21st century skills, and engage them in something fun and educational. I spoke more about PBL in an earlier blog ( and we had some great reader comments (Tech&Learning, May 2009, page 14). Today I'd like to give some tips and ideas on how to get started with PBL in your classroom. First of all, PBL can be used in any classroom, in any subject, at any grade level. PBL does take planning. For instance, I teach physics and developed a project for my classes on structures and stress and strain. Another example of PBL is having the students research a topic and present it to the rest of the class through a multimedia presentation, website, or poster. Start small. Another idea for projects is to look at your school or community and see what they need. Some web resources to get you started:

Math Projects About Project-Based Learning Projects help students personalize their learning and are ideal for gaining key knowledge and understanding of content and answering the question: Where am I ever going to use this?" Among the greatest benefits of project-based learning (PBL) are gains in students' critical-thinking skills and development of their interpersonal and intrapersonal skills. PBL is also an ideal way to help learners gain speaking and presentation skills indentified in the Common Core Standards. PBL in mathematics, particularly when completed in teams, helps learners "model with mathematics" as they "apply the mathematics they know to solve problems arising in everyday life, society, and the workplace," "use tools strategically," and "construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others," as noted in the Common Core Standards (2010) for Mathematical Practice. Finally, projects should include the element of reflection. What do we mean by building 21st century skills? Dr.

everythingESL: The K-12 ESL Resource from Judie Haynes Aprendizaje cooperativo. Preparación de una prueba o examen en grupo El aprendizaje cooperativo es una herramienta muy útil para la preparación tanto de pruebas como de exámenes. Esta entrada tiene la intención de proponeros una sencilla actividad para que la llevéis a cabo en la sesión lectiva anterior a una prueba o examen. ¿En qué consiste la actividad de preparación de una prueba o examen? Material: Media hoja en blanco para cada alumno.Media hoja en blanco por grupo.Un bolígrafo azul y otro rojo.Libro de texto o apuntes del tema o de la Unidad Didáctica. Tiempo de realización: Una sesión lectiva: 50′-55′ min. Pasos a seguir: 1. 2. Responder con un sí o un no (p.e. Hay que procurar que las preguntas sean claras y eviten en todo momento la ambigüedad. 3. 4. 5. 6. ¿Qué ventajas tiene esta actividad? ¿Cómo se evalúa la actividad? Esta actividad de aprendizaje cooperativo se puede evaluar: Nota de actitud y cooperación. De esta forma se consigue que al final de la sesión lectiva el profesor pueda obtener dos notas en una misma sesión lectiva. Una recomendación:

Opportunities Abound Capitalize on the talents of special needs students The team of four fifth-grade teachers sat around the table at Applewood Intermediate School planning an upcoming science project. How could their students help the community become better recyclers? “This should be fun,” said Rosa Rodriguez, the project chair. “Something for everyone,” Bob Baxter said. “What do you mean?” “We aren’t leaving anyone out, but I’m not sure how well we’re including our special needs kids,” he replied. “Yes,” Mary Darnella chimed in. “That’s cool,” Chi Wong said. The team looked at her, perplexed. Rosa spoke up. “And we have to abide by their plans - accommodate for some with computers, large print books, and other gizmos and gadgets,” Bob lamented. “And modify programs for others,” Mary added. “Hey, is this glass half full or half empty?” The team again looked at her in silence. “Take Hugo, for instance,” Chi continued. “He’s an incredible artist!” “What about Sally?” “Really well,” Rosa responded. Special Needs

English Grammar - Causative have Form have + object + verb 3 past participle - have something donehave + object + infinitive - have someone do something Meaning We use causative when arranging for someone to do something for us. They had their car repaired.They arranged for someone to repair itThey repaired their car.They did it themselvesI had my hair cut yesterday.I went to the hairdresserI cut my hair yesterday.I cut it myself We use causative when someone does something to us. Additional points Get is possible instead of have, usually in informal spoken English. Ideas for teaching causative How do you teach causative? I give a few examples of my own: I'd have my nails done once a week. This would leave me time to do the things I enjoy, like reading, chatting to friends, going for walks and playing tennis.Delia 1. My computer is not working, I need to get it fixed. I ask my students to go out of my classroom with me and pretend that they are school inspectors. I hope you like this idea. Share your idea Got a question?

Comunidades de Aprendizaje, soñando en la escuela que queremos ¿Qué son las Comunidades de Aprendizaje? Las Comunidades de Aprendizaje (CdA) son un proyecto de transformación social y cultural de un centro educativo y de su entorno basado en el aprendizaje dialógico y la participación de la comunidad, con el objetivo de que todas las personas tengan acceso a la sociedad de la información. ¿Cuáles son las bases científicas de las Comunidades de Aprendizaje? Las CdA parten de las teorías científicas más relevantes (Vygotsky, 1979; Habermas, 1987, 1998; Freire, 1997; entre otros) y se basa en un conjunto de Actuaciones Educativas de Éxito (AEE) avaladas por la comunidad científica internacional, que han aportado evidencias de obtener las mayores mejoras allá donde se han desarrollado. A su vez, las AEE se han analizado en profundidad en el proyecto de investigación INCLUD-ED, el único de Ciencias Sociales seleccionado por la Comisión Europea en su lista de las 10 mejores investigaciones científicas. Por Equipo de Comunidades de Aprendizaje.

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