Increase achievement and engagement for all students in 21st century classrooms!
Project-based learning has emerged as one of today’s most effective instructional practices. In PBL, students confront real-world issues and problems, collaborate to create solutions, and present their results. This exciting new book describes how PBL fosters 21st century skills and innovative thinking. The author provides instructional strategies, assessment methods, and detailed instruction on how to:
- Design projects for various content areas across all grade levels
- Integrate technology throughout the learning process
- Use Khan Academy, webquests, wikis, and more to foster deeper conceptual learning
- Build social learning networks
- Differentiate instruction by scaffolding supports for the learning process
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About the Author
Learn more about William Bender's PD offeringsConsulting Description: Differentiated InstructionConsulting Description: MathConsulting Description: Project-Based LearningConsulting Description: RTIConsulting Description: Technology
William N. Bender began his career by teaching eighth- and ninth-grade students in the public schools. He worked in higher education for 28 years and published over 60 research articles and 24 books in education. He specializes in instructional strategies for all students and is recognized as a national leader on instructional tactics, response to intervention, and differentiated instruction. Dr. Bender believes his job is to inform audiences across the nation of innovative, up to date information, based on current applied research. Dr. Bender received his Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of North Carolina and currently consults with schools and districts in the United States and Canada.
Table of ContentsPreface1. Engaging Students Through Project Based Learning2: Project Based Learning in the Classroom3. Designing Projects for Project Based Learning4. Instructional Technologies in Project Based Learning5. Instructional Strategies in Project Based Learning6. Assessment Options For Project Based LearningAppendix A: Relationship Between PBL and State Curricular Standards