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Final Reflection

We are now nearing the end of this course, and my understanding and knowledge of Project Based Learning have grown exponentially. What I understand best about PBL is that it’s a learning approach, and it allows students to self-explore and … Continue reading

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Reflection and Debriefing

This PBL project started with a driving question and required a lot of preparation and planning. This week we were tasked with a peer review. We were given a project design rubric to use as a guide to help us … Continue reading

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Adapting to the Role of Facilitator

This week we were tasked with reflecting on the challenges of teachers and instructors adapting to a new role of facilitator. When the instructor role changes to a facilitator in PBL, there are differences in this new role. A facilitator … Continue reading

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Scaffolding in PBL

Scaffolding in PBL According to The Glossary of Education Reform, scaffolding refers to a variety of instructional techniques used to move students progressively toward stronger understanding and, ultimately, greater independence in the learning process. Scaffolding in PBL is important because … Continue reading

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Assessment

This week in class we explored the development of targeted assessments in a Project Based environment. I have to admit that the development process for my assessment plan took some time to complete. I use to think assessment was used … Continue reading

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Driving Question

This week in class we focused on writing a driving question. A driving question is a way to focus a student’s work as well as a teacher’s. It helps communicate the purpose of a project in a clearly expressed question. … Continue reading

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Effectiveness of Project Based Learning

Effectiveness of Project-Based Learning This week (2) in Edtech 542 we continued to familiarize ourselves with Project-Based Learning (PBL) by reading up on several resources and examples of PBL integrated into different subjects and content areas. We had to identify … Continue reading

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