S: PBL 2010
BC: The End
FC: 7th Grade Science Cimarron Springs | Project Based Learning
1: Contents: 2-3. Goals 4-5. Questions 6-7. The Task 10-13. Presentation 14-15. Day to day 16-17. Assessment Rubric 18. Resources
3: Top 3 goals of PBL: | 1. Increase interest in learning a particular topic or concept through exploration. 2. Encourage learners to become responsible for their own learning. 3. Give flexibility to some while providing structure for others.
4: 1. What is PBL? 2. How does it work? 3. Why do PBL? | Questions
5: 1. PBL stands for: Project based learning. Students engage in creating projects that puts the student in the center of their learning and provides opportunities for expanding and enhancing curriculum. 2. Students use collaborative methods to research, design and present information on a topic or concept. 3. PBL is a great way to integrate technology into the classroom, it involves multiple steps and checkpoints along the way to assess learning, and allows students to make real-world connections. Additionally, it enhances what is currently being taught in the classroom, therefore, extending and making knowledge deeper and more meaningful.
6: What makes learning fun? | 1. Set up the project with a real-life example or problem. 2. Choose a role for the project design. 3. Collect necessary background information. 4. Decide on assessment criteria. 5. Accumulate necessary materials.
7: The Task | 6. Create the project. 7. Prepare to present. 8. Present product. 9. Reflection.
8: Project Ideas | Photo courtesy of : Scrapblog.com | Microsoft PowerPoint
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12: Day to day progress: Attaining checkpoints and Receiving feedback | Using skills to execute a plan
13: PBL = Project based learning | -Researching -Planning -Working Together -Thinking -Monitoring Learning
14: Assessment Rubric | Attractiveness- 4: Makes excellent use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. to enhance the presentation. 3: Makes good use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. to enhance to presentation. 2:Makes use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. but occasionally these detract from the presentation content. 1:Use of font, color, graphics, effects etc. but these often distract from the presentation content. Requirements- 4: All requirements are met and exceeded. 3:All requirements are met. 2:One requirement was not completely met. 1: More than one requirement was not completely met. Content - 4:Covers topic in-depth with details and examples. Subject knowledge is excellent. 3 Includes essential knowledge about the topic. Subject knowledge appears to be good. 2: Includes essential information about the topic but there are 1-2 factual errors. 1:Content is minimal OR there are several factual errors.
15: Organization 4Content is well organized using headings or bulleted lists to group related material. 3:Uses headings or bulleted lists to organize, but the overall organization of topics appears flawed. 2 :Content is logically organized for the most part. 1:There was no clear organizational structure, just lots of facts. Originality 4: Product shows a large amount of original thought. Ideas are creative and inventive. 3:Product shows some original thought. Work shows new ideas and insights. 2:Uses other people's ideas (giving them credit), but there is little evidence of original thinking. 1: Uses other people's ideas, and doesn't give them credit. Workload 4: The workload is divided and shared equally by all team members. 3:The workload is divided and shared fairly by all team members, though workloads may vary from person to person. 2:The workload was divided, but one person in the group is viewed as not doing his/her fair share of the work. 1:The workload was not divided OR several people in the group are viewed as not doing their fair share of the work.
16: Resources: | Intel Teach Program: Thinking with Technology Course Essentials Course
17: Online Resources: Project Based Learning Online http://pbl-online.org/ PBL ideas and info http://imet.csus.edu/imet2/stanfillj/workshops/pbl/description.htm Scholastic: The Power of Project Learning http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3751748 Rubistar: Rubric creator Rubistar.com