http://bit.ly/pblov What Is Project Based Learning? (http://www.bie.org) In Project Based Learning (PBL), students go through
an extended process
of inquiry in response to a complex question, problem, or challenge.
Rigorous projects help students learn key academic content and practice
21st Century Skills (such as collaboration, communication & critical
thinking). VIDEO http://www.edutopia.org/project-based-learning-introduction-video http://www.bie.org
Rigorous and in-depth Project Based Learning: (
is organized around an open-ended Driving Question or Challenge.
creates a need to know essential content and skills.
requires inquiry to learn and/or create something new.
requires critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and various forms of communication.
allows some degree of student voice and choice.
incorporates feedback and revision. results in a publicly presented product or performance. VIDEO Resources for developing a PBL unit Sample Project Based Schools in Minnesota Begin with the End in Mind Craft the Driving Question Plan the Assessment Stage 1: What will you see early, during at the end of the project Stage 2: Develop the criteria for every product or performance, often developed as a rubric with a tool like Rubistar. Map the Project Manage the Process Sample Projects from Minnesota Next Steps - Learn More! Webinar Evaluation