Unit 2 Project Based Learning: The Essentials
Recognize elements that support and promote student inquiry and envision how they might be implemented with your students.
Familiarize yourself with current brain research and how Project-Based Units support recent findings.
Check out some Project-Based planning
Explore a technology tool you might want to incorporate into your Project-Based process
Read & View
Read Chapters 2 and 3 in "Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: Guiding Deeper Inquiry" written by Suzie Boss and Jane Krauss.
Checkout this video introducing the Project-Based Concept.
Check out this video by Ramsey Musallam.
Activity 1 - Inquiry Based Atmosphere
Activity 2 - Brain Research
Activity 3 - Getting their attention
Activity 4 - Expand your tech toolbox
Modify your planning document to include a clear description of the "hook" you will use for your planned Project-Based Unit that will capture your students attention and spark their curiosity. Submit this to your instructor. Label it PBL Unit 2 Assignment 1. Be sure to include your name.
Submit the two completed Tech tool box evaluations you completed in Activity 4. Submit this to your instructor. Label it PBL Unit 2 Assignment 2. Be sure to include your name.