Friday, July 8, 2011

What Is Project Based Learning?

* Topic/Theme Based
* Relevant to students
* Relevant to Educational Needs
* Involves a Major Problem which has no predetermined solution
* Should Challenge Students
* Inter-disciplinary/Inter-departmental/Involves different subjects
* Is a Shool, Community or Global Project
* Stdent led - Structured, Guided, or Open (Teacher is a facilitator)
* Involves Student Collaboration
* Involves Research, Sharing and Distribution of Knowledge
* Final Product, which is assessed
* Uses Higher Order Thinking Skills for Student Outcomes and Assessment
* Uses Information Technology

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