PBL 101 | Blended Learning Option
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This six-week course blends four separate 3-hour, face-to-face sessions with asynchronous online modules that include readings, video clips, and online discussion forums. Face-to-face meetings are held from 4-7pm at the ESC of Central Ohio.
Project Based Learning, or PBL, is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by engaging in sustained inquiry as they respond to a complex question, problem, or challenge. This blended course, led by a Buck Institute for Education (BIE)-certified workshop facilitator, contains three basic parts: project design, assessment, and management. Designed to teach the basics of PBL by modeling the project experience, the course includes a blend of online and face-to-face sessions as well as analysis of video clips of best classroom practice, exploration of PBL tools and project libraries, and opportunities for critique & revision. By the end of this course, participants will complete a project for use in their own classroom. After designing their own class project, participants will also demonstrate a better understanding of:
Please note that this content is identical to the PBL 101 Academy.
PBL 101 (6-12) participants will receive a copy of Setting the Standard for PBL: A Proven Approach to Rigorous Instruction.
PBL 101 (K-5) participants will receive a copy of the PBL in the Elementary Grades Toolkit.
If you would like to train your entire cohort, contact Teresa Dempsey to bring PBL 101 to your school!