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Project Based Learning in a Family and Consumer Sciences classroom.
By the end of this unit students will be able to:
Understand what project based learning is and its benefits to high school students
Explore a project-based learning course example
Adopt PBL instructional strategies for their classroom
Develop a student-based rubric of assessment for a PBL lesson
References and Resources
- Blumenfeld, P. C., Soloway, E., Marx, R. W., Krajcik, J. S., Guzdial, M., & Palincsar, A. (1991). Motivating project-based learning: Sustaining the doing, supporting the learning. Educational psychologist, 26(3-4), 369-398.
- Grant, M. M. (2002). Getting a grip on project-based learning: Theory, cases and recommendations. Meridian: A Middle School Computer Technologies Journal, 5(1), 83.
- Larmer, J., & Mergendoller, J. R. (7). Essentials for project-based learning.Educational leadership, 68(1), 34-37.
- Larmer, J., & Mergendoller, J. R. (2011). The Main Course, Not Dessert.
- Lokken, S. L., Cheek, W. K., & Hastings, S. W. (2003). The impact of technology training on family and consumer sciences teacher attitudes toward using computers as an instructional medium. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education, 21(1), 18-32.
- Solomon, G. (2003). Project-based learning: A primer. TECHNOLOGY AND LEARNING-DAYTON-, 23(6), 20-20.