Chapter 7 of the Larmer, Mergendollar, and Boss text is titled “PBL in Informal Education and Summer Programs”. The authors define informal education settings as after-school programs, where supervised children alternate their time completing homework and participating in recreation until
I’m nearing the end of the Larmer, Mergendollar, and Boss text. I have one more chapter left. Chapter 6 “Leading a PBL Implementation Effort” in Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning offers great advice for campus and district leaders.
Last Sunday, I finished reading Chapter 5, Managing a Project, in Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning. I’ve spent the rest of this week on my exercise bike each morning reflecting on what I read. (For those who are
I’m actually slightly behind in my reading, blogging, and reflection – as I had multiple trainings this week. Therefore, during my workout, I had to cannibalize my usual reading/reflection time (5am–6am each day) for last-minute presentation prep. For those not
I’m about to read chapter 4 in the book Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning by John Larmer, John Mergendoller, and Suzie Boss. In chapter 4, I’ll dive into project design. However, before learning the specifics of gold-standard project
Last week, I submitted three professional goals to my supervisor. In my first goal, I indicated I wish to learn more about project-based learning (PBL), so I can help our campuses incorporate PBL practices into their curricula. Next, I want
Wanted to try project based learning or #GeniusHour with your students? Don’t know where to start? Maybe THEY don’t know where to start. Check out this great resource to help students refine their project ideas. Created by Google, Virgin Galactic,
Interested in Project Based Learning (PBL) but don’t know where to start? Want to encourage a young mind to explore options within science? Consider the Young Scientist’s Challenge, sponsored by 3M and Discovery Education. Students, grades 5-8, are invited to