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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Excellent Resources for Project Based Learning

"Project-based learning is considered an alternative to paper-based, rote memorization, teacher-led classrooms. Proponents of project-based learning cite numerous benefits to the implementation of these strategies in the classroom including a greater depth of understanding of concepts, broader knowledge base, improved communication and interpersonal/social skills, enhanced leadership skills, increased creativity, and improved writing skills. (Wikipedia)"  PBL or Project Based Learning is a method of teaching that has been around for a long time that is getting more and more attention due to all the tools technology leads itself to.  Basically, PBL allows for teachers to "ask" a question that allows students to solve in a variety of a ways using many different analytical methods.  Since, Project Based Learning incorporates a lot of different techniques and tools to use I've decided to create a list of resources rather then just one of sites or apps.


Excellent Resources for Project Based Learning

Definitions/Explanations/Introductions


Lessons/Projects
  • LifePractice PBL - A fantastic resource created by Kevin Honeycutt & Ginger Lewman that is ideal for K-12 that seamlessly fuses PBL w/ technology and a 21st Century learning environment.
  • PBL in Hand - a nice site/lesson created by educational app (Stick Around) creator/educator Tony Vincent
  • Lesson Plans - a robust collection of lesson plans from Lesson Planet designed around PBL
  • Share My LessonShare My Lesson is a free website created by the American Federation of Teachers and TES Connect.

Videos

Misc


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