What is Project Based Learning?
Students actively explore a real-world problem, topic or challenge and acquire a deeper knowledge through the creation of a project.
When to use this activity?
- At the beginning of a curriculum unit
- To tie in themes across different subjects
How do I Implement Project Based Learning?
Use this planning template to help discover the different components of the activity and use it to plan your own!
|Essential Question||An open ended question that students will discover the answer through their individual projects|
|Entry Document||Select an article or text set that will kick-off the project and give background knowledge.|
|Project||A description of what students should create. Can include the following sub-categories:
Examples: task list, calendars, group support, progress checks, learning logs, journals
|Reflection/Evaluation||An activity or series of questions that allow students to show what they learned and how the process went.|
Solving Global Problems: Students will create a plan to solve a global problem at a local level