Project Based Learning

November 19, 2007


Mark Wagner
Educational Technology and Life
mark@edtechlife.com

Agenda


Session One (2 hrs, 30 min)
  • Welcome Activity
  • Introduction of rubric for the day:
  • What is Project Based Learning?
    • Explore definitions of PBL
    • Select three definitions as models
    • Compose your own definition of PBL
  • What is your biggest concern about Project Based Learning?
    • Explore criticisms of PBL
    • Select Three as Models
    • Compose your own biggest concern
  • What does Project Based Learning look like?
    • Explore examples of PBL
    • Select Three as Models
  • Begin Preparing Your Own Project for Students

Optional Session (1 hr)
  • Continue Preparing Your Own Project for Students

Session Two (2 hrs, 30 min)
  • Continue Preparing Your Own Project for Students
  • Present Your Definition, Concern, and Student Project
  • Next Steps: Continued Sharing and Support
  • Reflection Activity
  • Evaluation

PBL Resources


Definitions and General Resources


  • Project Foundry (A tool for PBL)
  • Feel free to add more resources here as you find them!

Additional Example Projects

Note Pages