Naperville - Day 2

How could you bring this back to your peers?

The Project Based Learning Process

Problem -- Purpose -- Solution -- Work -- Presentation of Learning

Yearlong Project

Whole Class OR Individual/Group

Vs.

Content Project

Individual Group

Finding a Meaningful Project Worth Doing

8:15-9:15

Picking a Problem

Some Problems With Picking a Problem...

Picking a Problem

How can technology help bring meaning to a student's project?

How might we
Meaning

Prize Giveaway!

Crazy 8s

Or you could just use Paper...


What do we have so far? (Responses)

Let's Take a Break

10:30-11:30

The Work

The Work

Let's Build and Plan It Out

What will you do?

Spend


5th Grade Long Range Plans

Lunch!

Simplify The Format

The Work (continued)

1:00-1:45


"What should our students actually DO?"

K-1 Video Idea

Clip 1 - What problem/content are you trying to solve? - Reiteration (How has it changed?)

Clip 2 - What have you done so far on this project? (Individual or Whole Group)

Clip 3 - What are you doing next? (Individual or Whole Group)


2-5 Idea

http://kidblog.org

Doesn't have to be "perfect" but must show...

  1. The student is actively working to solve a problem in the school or community or world.
  2. Some type of documentation of what they've accomplished since their last documentation.


Presentation of Learning Night

Invite the Community / Grandparents / Parents / ETC

"Do it up right"

Passion Project Week

Presentation of Learning

1:45-2:00

How do or could you showcase your students' BEST work to the community?

2:00-3:00