Implementing Project-Based Learning

Implementing Project-Based Learning

by Suzie Boss


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Deepen learning experiences in every classroom. Project-based learning (PBL) has the potential to fully engage students of the digital age, changing student-teacher dynamics and giving students greater influence and agency in their learning. Discover user-friendly strategies for implementing PBL to equip students with essential 21st century skills, strengthen their problem-solving abilities, and prepare them for college and careers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942496113
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
Publication date: 04/22/2015
Series: Solutions
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 746,381
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author vii

Introduction 1

Changing Roles 2

Learning From Pioneers 4

About This Book 7

Chapter 1 A Strong Foundation- and Then Some 9

The New Literacies 10

Four Phases of PBL 11

Chapter 2 Geoliteracy Projects: Making Global Connections 15

How to Get Started With Geoliteracy Projects 21

Chapter 3 Data Literacy Projects: Understanding Big Data 23

How to Get Started With Data Literacy Projects 27

Chapter 4 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Projects: Understanding the Business World 29

Shark Tank 30

Vog Scrubber 33

How to Get Started With Entrepreneurship and Innovation Projects 35

Chapter 5 Media Literacy Projects: Becoming Savvier Consumers and Creators of Media 37

How to Get Started With Media Literacy Projects 41

Chapter 6 Storytelling Projects: Cultivating a Strategic Tool 43

How to Get Started With Storytelling Projects 48

Chapter 7 Project-Based Learning Challenges 51

What About Content Coverage? 52

How Do We Connect With Outside Experts? 53

How Do We Manage the Messy Learning That Happens in PBL? 55

What Does Assessment Look Like in PBL? 57

Takeaways and Reflections 58

PBL Resources 60

Books 60

Online Resources 60

Project Libraries 61

References and Resources 63

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