How often has it been that you were discussing with your fellow colleagues on Project Based Learning (PBL) and ended with a note that, "well they are exciting but if only you had some handy resources at the reach of your fingertips that could help you kick-start action plans?"
As an educator, the real challenge for you is not extracting detailed understanding on any innovative pedagogical approach but managing the right resource to get started with the action plan. You may know it well that both Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) and Project Based Learning (PBL) are two most authentic student-centered pedagogical approaches that can ignite the right environment for students to acquire deeper knowledge through questioning and active exploration of real-world challenges and problems. But, the sheer lack of resources may be holding you for so long.
Knowing that, we will help you get started with PBL in the classroom with confidence with these five videos.
1. How to Design Project Based Learning Activities?
This video reference explains on the principles behind Inquiry Based Learning and Problem Based Learning that form the basis for designing effective projects to develop learners’ competences. The video also provides one with the preliminary checklist and 7 basic steps for designing a Project Based Learning activity to develop student competences.
2. Planning out Project Based Learning
Before you right away start with project based learning, it is important that you prepare the action plans for Project Based Learning. This video will help you understand the appropriate steps to plan PBL and accordingly execute the actions successfully as you start off with this interesting and result bound pedagogical approach in the classroom.
3. Project- Based Learning: Success Start to Finish
The Manor New Technology High School is where an unwavering commitment to an effective school wide PBL model keeps both students and teachers motivated and achieving their best.
4. Project Based Learning at Nova to Unified School District (NUSD)
In this video below, the Superintendent of NUSUD Jim Hogeboom gives an overview of projects based learning at NUSD. Here, the emphasis laid upon is on team collaboration that works as a secret to successfully roll project based learning in schools.
5. Project Based Learning: Am I doing it Right? How Do I Know?
Process analysis methodology is one of the most important actions of conducting a review and gaining an understanding of the entire process in action. In this regard, the one question that every teacher are confronted with as they kick-start with PBL is- ‘do you think I’m doing this right?’
Watch the animated video that explains the most important question in an amazing way!