Project-based Learning EDT3470 February 6 & 8, 2012
PBL Example 1 • http://www.edutopia.org/naturemapping-technology-data-collection-video • Fourth-grade students make meaningful contributions to science through the nationwide NatureMapping program.
PBL Example 2 • http://www.edutopia.org/ferryway-video • A field trip from Ferryway School, near Boston, to the nation's oldest ironworks is captured with the latest tech. The students had to “earn” a ticket to the field trip.
Earning a “ticket” to go on a field trip is a great way to get students to do their assignments. • True • False
PBL Example 3 • http://www.edutopia.org/hula-high-tech-video • A Honolulu school uses technology to illuminate an ancient heritage.
Collaboration is an important element of Project Based Learning. • True • False
KWL • Know • Wonder • Learn
Attendance I am here: A. Yes B. No
Today’s lecture was: • Interesting and relevant • Just interesting • Just relevant • Uninteresting and irrelevant