Unit 1: Project-Based Learning
- Participants will define project-based learning.
- Participants will create trackable goals for the mini-course.
- Before you begin reading the content in Lesson 1, reflect on what you already know about project-based learning.
- Add a post-it note (or two or three) to our collaborative KWL chart
- Know --What do you know about project-based learning?
- Want--What do you want to know about project-based learning?
- Leave the L for later in the lesson.
"In short, if we are to prepare students for success in life, we need to prepare them for a project-based world."(Schoology, n.d.)
- What is PBL? ---This website is a great resource for PBL. The videos show student engagement and provide excellent examples of what successful PBL should look like.
- PBL ---This is a quick recap of the basics of PBL
- Project-Based Learning ---This website is a resource in reviewing the basics of PBL and providing examples and lesson plans.
The steps needed for successful project-based learning are:
- A Challenging Problem or Question
- Sustained Inquiry
- Student Voice and Choice
- Critique and Revision
- Public Product
Before moving on...
In true project-based fashion it is important to model the steps needed to be taken in order to implement project-based learning in the classroom.
All project-based learning starts with a driving question.
The question I pose to you as participants of this course is...
What do you need to do and learn in order to successfully implement authentic projects into your music classroom?
Add a post-it note(or two or three)
What do you need to do and learn in order to implement PBL?
Discover the benefits of project-based learning and how it can transform your classroom!
All Resources: MyPBLWorks. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://my.pblworks.org/resources.
Schoology. (n.d.). Project-Based Learning: Benefits, Examples, and Resources. Retrieved from https://www.schoology.com/blog/project-based-learning-pbl-benefits-examples-and-resources.