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An Essentials List For Your PBL Classroom

An Essentials List For Your PBL Classroom | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
In my travels working with teachers about how to create their full-on Project Based Learning environments, I'm frequently asked what sorts of "stuff" do I need to have on hand as kids are building ...
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This blog post is about the items that a project-based learning teacher needs to have in their classroom. This post was written by an experienced PBL teacher who knows what type of items teachers should buy before trying to implement a PBL curriculum. This is a great resource for beginning PBL teachers because it will set them up for success.

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This blog post is about the items that a project-based learning teacher needs to have in their classroom. This post was written by an experienced PBL teacher who knows what type of items teachers should buy before trying to implement a PBL curriculum. This is a great resource for beginning PBL teachers because it will set them up for success.

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PBL and STEAM Education: A Natural Fit

PBL and STEAM Education: A Natural Fit | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller looks at the enhanced possibilities of using 21st century skills to engage students with real-world challenges through combining the pedagogical model of PBL with the rich content area of STEAM.
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This blog post by Edutopia and Andrew Miller analyzes the connection between project-based learning and STEAM schools. The post does a great job breaking down the various elements of a PBL unit and how they connect to STEAM. Miller discusses authentic problems, 21st century skills, and interdisciplinary work. This is a great resource for teachers who work in STEAM schools and are looking to justify their use of PBL.

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Project-based Learning a success in Novi

Project-based Learning a success in Novi | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Novi Community Schools wrapped a year of project-based learning with a student showcase.
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This news article discusses the successes of project-based learning for Novi Community Schools in Michigan. The article details the Novi Community Schools Project-Based Palooza, which was held in their public library. The event was hosted by students and teachers and was a showcase of their products. This is a great resource for teachers looking to get an idea on how to publicly present a project.

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PBL Essential Elements Webinar - YouTube

Learn more about Project Based Learning (PBL) at : http://bie.org/. During this webinar, John Larmer, Director of Product Development at BIE, explains the ke...
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This recorded webinar was created by the Buck Institute for Education and looks at the 8 essential elements of a good project-based learning unit. The video takes an in-depth look at each essential, which separates itself from other resources on the 8 essentials. This is a great resource for new and experienced teachers looking to write a PBL unit.

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Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning - YouTube

Well-designed project-based learning (PBL) has been shown to result in deeper learning and more engaged, self-directed learners. Learn more about the five co...
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This video, created by Edutopia, analyzes five keys to rigorous project-based learning units. The video shows real teachers using these keys to success and shows interviews from these teachers and students as to why they are successful. This is a great video for those new teachers looking to write a PBL unit or for experienced teachers looking to make their PBL units more rigorous. 

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Introduction to PBL project design - YouTube

This presentation is for week 3 of "Beyond Apples and Honey - Teaching the Fall Holidays" for Gratz College's NEXT program.
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This video describes the steps to creating a project-based learning unit. The video follows along with BIE's 8 essentials and uses much of the same vocabulary. This is a great resource for teachers already interested in PBL who are looking to write their first unit. 

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PBL World 2015: Jaime Casap Keynote - YouTube

Google's Global Education Evangelist Jaime Casap keynotes PBL World 2015.
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This video is from the Buck Institute for Education's PBL World conference held in June of 2015. This is the keynote address from Jamie Casap. This is a great video if you are interested in BIE's way of project-based learning and much easier than going to the actual conference. He discusses the benefits of PBL and how teachers can get in the right frame of mind for a successful PBL unit.

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A Quick Start Guide to Using Project Based Learning (PBL) in the Classroom

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This blog entry is a great resource for teachers beginning to learn about project-based learning and also a good reminder for experienced teachers. The post does a solid job explaining the difference between traditional units and PBL units. This is a great resource to help teachers get in the right mindset for a PBL unit.

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Learning through REAL Projects - REAL Projects

Learning through REAL Projects - REAL Projects | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
REAL Projects are designs for learning that connect deep subject content with real world problem solving. They enable all students …
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This website is home to REAL Projects, an educational team that is focused on delivering high quality project-based learning curriculum to students. The team came out of a partnership in California, but their ideas are now used all over the world. Under the Do-it-yourself tab there are a lot of great resources for teachers looking to implement PBL.

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Project-Based Learning in Post-Secondary Education – Theory, Practice and Rubber Sling Shots

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This article gives an overview of project-based learning, explains the pedagogical reasoning behind PBL, and examines its use in post-secondary education. This is a great article for post-secondary educators interested in PBL.

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Getting a Grip on Project-Based Learning: Theory, Cases, and Recommendations

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This article gives a brief introduction to Project-Based Learning, discusses the educational theories behind it, and provides advice for teachers interested in beginning their first PBL unit. This is a great article for those interested in educational theory.

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What is PBL?

What is PBL? | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
This in-depth tutorial provides a great overview of Project-based Learning (PBL).
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This comprehensive video, hosted by the New Tech Network, gives an in-depth tutorial on project-based learning. This is a great video for beginners and experts alike because it goes over all of the steps and rational for PBL.

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Edutiopa - Project-Based Learning

Edutiopa - Project-Based Learning | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
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Edutopia is a website and online community that shares resources on best practices in education. This link is to their project-based learning page where they offer links to articles, show informational videos, and give resources to help teachers learn more about PBL.

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Project Based Learning | BIE

Project Based Learning | BIE | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
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BIE is an organization that is designed to help teachers, schools, and districts learn all about PBL. They host a number of blogs, link to articles, provide example projects, give resources for developing new projects, and sell some PBL-related materials. A great all-in-one place to start learning about PBL.

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An Essentials List For Your PBL Classroom

An Essentials List For Your PBL Classroom | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
In my travels working with teachers about how to create their full-on Project Based Learning environments, I'm frequently asked what sorts of "stuff" do I need to have on hand as kids are building ...
Robert Johnsons insight:

This blog post is about the items that a project-based learning teacher needs to have in their classroom. This post was written by an experienced PBL teacher who knows what type of items teachers should buy before trying to implement a PBL curriculum. This is a great resource for beginning PBL teachers because it will set them up for success.

Krista K's curator insight, August 7, 2015 8:06 AM

This blog post is about the items that a project-based learning teacher needs to have in their classroom. This post was written by an experienced PBL teacher who knows what type of items teachers should buy before trying to implement a PBL curriculum. This is a great resource for beginning PBL teachers because it will set them up for success.

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Project-Based Learning vs. Problem-Based Learning vs. X-BL

Project-Based Learning vs. Problem-Based Learning vs. X-BL | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
John Larmer of the Buck Institute for Education clears up any confusion on the difference between project-based learning, problem-based learning, and whatever-else-based learning.
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This blog post from Edutopia and the Buck Institute for Education explains the differences between project-based learning and problem-based learning. The post does a great job differentiating between the two types of teaching and offers a step-by-step analysis. This is a great resource for teachers who are familiar with problem-based learning and want to move to project-based learning.

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AP and PBL: It Works!

AP and PBL: It Works! | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller, challenging the assumption that PBL is incompatible with AP expectations, suggests three ways of making them more synergistic: embedding assessments within the project, using past exams for review, and targeting critical thinking.
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This blog entry is about how teachers can use project-based learning in advanced placement classes. Andrew Miller discusses the mindset for AP project-based learning units and gives three tips: embed AP assessments, stick to the content, and target critical thinking skills. This is a great resource for experienced AP teachers looking to use PBL in their classrooms. 

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My PBL Pet Peeves: 4 Common Misconceptions | Andrew K. Miller

My PBL Pet Peeves: 4 Common Misconceptions | Andrew K. Miller | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
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This blog post discusses 4 basic misconceptions that most teachers have when first starting with project-based learning. Andrew Miller discusses the idea of unit planning, public products, research, and student choice. This is a good read for new and experienced PBL teachers.

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Supporting ELLs in PBL Projects

Supporting ELLs in PBL Projects | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
PBL is valuable for ELLs when it teaches academic vocabulary, encourages collaboration, scaffolds structure and function, allows assessment and differentiation, and leverages their native language.
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This blog entry discusses English language learners and project-based learning. The blog reviews multiple strategies to make sure that ELL students have success. This is a great resource for those teachers who use PBL and have ELL students in their classroom. 

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This blog entry discusses English language learners and project-based learning. The blog reviews multiple strategies to make sure that ELL students have success. This is a great resource for those teachers who use PBL and have ELL students in their classroom. 

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Intel Education Designing Effective Projects - Database

Intel Education Designing Effective Projects - Database | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Examine technology-rich Unit Plans you can use right away, or as models for your own planning.
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This website is a database of unit plans hosted by Intel. Each of the unit plans contains a technology component. There are unit plans for grades K-12. This database is a great place to go for teachers looking to write project-based learning units that need to get some ideas. 

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Introduction to Project Based Learning (PBL) Process - YouTube

OK GO’s music video: https://goo.gl/qwCSK Buck Institute for Education website: www.bie.org Flowchart of a PBL Project: https://goo.gl/tT4iGX Essential Eleme...
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This video by David Lee from Ed Tech reviews the Buck Institute for Education's 8 essential elements of a good project-based learning unit. This video does a great job breaking down all of the elements and gives examples of them from a teacher's perspective. This is a great video for those beginning to learn about PBL.

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It’s A Small World After All: Project Based Learning Picks up Speed Internationally (EdSurge News)

It’s A Small World After All: Project Based Learning Picks up Speed Internationally (EdSurge News) | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
Every year, the annual PBL World conference attracts educators far and wide to Napa, CA, to partake in five days of intensive training in project-based learning where they hear the latest news from authors and thought leaders, and attend workshops with edtech companies aligned to that pedagogy. But
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This news article is about the annual PBL World Conference in California that was held from June 22nd to June 26th. This conference is hosted by the Buck Institute for Education and is designed for educators of all kinds to learn more about project-based learning. 

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Motivating Project-Based Learning: Sustaining the Doing, Supporting the Learning

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This article explains how PBL helps people learn. The authors also go into detail on specific factors of good projects and how technology can support PBL. This is a great article for those interested in the why and how behind PBL.

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Project Based Learning and 21st Century Skills - YouTube

What are the 21st Century Skills that are essential for all learners? CTL's Project Based Learning professional development program provides the background, ...
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This video, developed by the Collaborative for Teaching & Learning, gives a quick synopsis of PBL. Great information in a short amount of time.

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Project Based Learning: Explained. - YouTube

Learn more about Project Based Learning (PBL) at : http://bie.org/. The Buck Institute for Education commissioned the cutting-edge advertising agency, Common...
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This video, created by the Buck Institute for Education, explains the basics of PBL. It highlights PBL’s connection to 21st century skills and reviews why PBL is an effective strategy to help students become college and career ready.

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West Virginia State Department - Project Based Learning Database

West Virginia State Department - Project Based Learning Database | Project-Based Learning | Scoop.it
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This website is a great resource for new or experienced PBL teachers. They have a database of example projects and a list of some great PBL tools for use in the classroom.

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