Scaling HQPBL for Deeper Learning Impact Project

July 2018 - Volume 1. Number 2.

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE PROJECT

Scaling HQPBL Project Advisory Council Meeting

The Scaling HQPBL for Deeper Learning Impact Advisory Council met for the first time in June in Manchester, New Hampshire. Thanks to our great host and partner, Manchester School District (MSD), students in MSD's elementary, middle, and high schools shared what they learned through PBL and why they like projects over traditional learning methods. The Advisory Council includes ...<read more>

Manchester School District Student Panel

PBL 101s are happening in Manchester! Approximately 240 teachers from 11 schools in Manchester School District (MSD), including:

  • Bakersville Elementary School
  • Gossler Park Elementary School
  • Green Acres Elementary School
  • Highland Goffe's Falls Elementary School
  • Jewett Elementary School
  • Northwest Elementary School
  • Parker-Varney Elementary School
  • McLaughlin Middle School
  • Parkside Middle School
  • Southside Middle School
  • West High School
  • Manchester School of Technology

Grade 5 Project designed in PBL 101 by teachers from Green Acres Elementary School

7th grade science teachers from Highlands Intermediate School collaborating during PBL 101 to design a project with the driving question: What are the ecological impacts of a new housing development in specified locations?

PBL 101s are happening in Pearl City-Waipahu! Approximately 240 teachers from 10 schools in the Complex Area participated, including:

  • Kanoelani Elementary School
  • Lehua Elementary School
  • Kaleiopuu Elementary School
  • Momilani Elementary School
  • Pearl City Elementary School
  • Pearl City Highlands Elementary School
  • Waipahu Elementary School
  • Waipahu Intermediate School
  • Highlands Intermediate School
  • Pearl City High School

5 WAYS YOU CAN SCALE DEEPER LEARNING

Commit to HQPBL - Whether you are a teacher, business leader or university professor, commit to promoting HQ PBL to scale deeper learning. https://hqpbl.org/commit/

Join the Shadow a Student Challenge - Take a journey through the eyes of a student, identifying meaningful opportunities to use deeper learning to improve the school experience for your students, and then taking action to create change at your school site. http://shadowastudent.org/

Create a Graduate Profile - Take the first step in framing a new vision for deeper learning for your school system. https://portraitofagraduate.org/

Join the Share your Learning Campaign - Create opportunities for students to share their story, reflect on their growth, and engage in real dialogue with others about their learning and their futures. http://www.shareyourlearning.org/

Show Most Likely to Succeed - Show this film to inspire your school community to reimagine how deeper learning can transform what students and teachers are capable of doing. https://www.mltsfilm.org/

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