Examine the importance and explore different types of public products that can be used in project-based learning.
Turn up the volume in your classroom with Project-Based Learning (PBL). You are already doing so many great things, but what if you could make some adjustments and engage students in authentic real-world problem-solving? What if learning in your classroom could be student-centered? Through PBL, students learn about and use 21st century skills—such as critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, communication, and creativity—to solve an authentic problem. In PBL, students deeply engage in writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading, and are also able to apply what they have learned to their future careers and lives in a way that traditional learning does not allow.
This collection of articles will inspire, support, and walk you through how to set the stage and get started with PBL. You will learn how to create authentic guiding questions, increase student engagement, create sustained inquiry, increase student voice and choice, and learn how to support students with the critique and revision process in order to create a public product. You might engage in all or just a few of these topics, but no matter whether you give students the opportunity to experience just one or all of them, students will authentically engage in and learn those much needed 21st century skills.
Support Student Reflection, Critique, and Revision in Project-Based Learning
Let’s go deeper into the key elements of project-based learning and explore strategies to support student reflection, critique, and revision.
Increase Student Ownership and Investment in Project-Based Learning With Voice and Choice
Explore strategies and tools that can be used to increase student voice and choice during project-based learning.
Wrap Authentic Project-Based Learning in Inquiry
Discover strategies for introducing project-based learning in a way that sets the stage for authentic, inquiry-based problem solving for students.
Engage Students Through Project-Based Learning
Discover how Project-Based Learning can engage your students and motivate them to solve authentic, real-world problems during remote and hybrid learning.
Set the Stage and Get Started With Project-Based Learning
Help students actively explore real-world problems and acquire a deeper knowledge with project-based learning.
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