Presentation on theme: "What do we know about project based learning? How is it different from the more traditional teaching style?"— Presentation transcript:
What do we know about project based learning? How is it different from the more traditional teaching style?
25 years of proven success in the medical education field Replicates challenges regularly encountered in ones life and career (PBL Overview)
State and National Standards Career Exploration Life Lessons
Funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation Developed to improve academic achievement and to inform students about careers in transportation Supports and aligns with the National Career Cluster and Common Core Standards as well as state standards Developed by teachers for teachers.
Modules have a common theme related to some aspect of transportation, and all are related to math, science, English, and/or social studies. The goal is to expose students to a wide variety of careers in transportation and improve their academic skills.
Lesson 1: From Where Does Power Come?
Objectives What I want students to know… What I want students to be able to do… Mini-Demonstration of Lesson 1: From Where Does Power Come?
Small groups: At least one member of each group will need a smartphone to access dictionary.com and /or one of the websites listed on your flash cards. Your task: Determine the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of energy assigned to your group and present your findings on a chart. After creating your chart, choose one energy type to present as the most logical choice for fueling automobiles of the future.
FL DOE Language Arts State Standards Common Core State Standards - English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects - College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for both Reading and Writing - Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Field tested Lesson 3, Activities 1, 2, and 3 as a prequel to the activity we just demonstrated Currently preparing brief summary and evaluation of the activities, as well as recommendations Finally, integrating pilot tested activities into curriculum Easy as 1-2-3!
It was fun! It was challenging. I did extensive research. I liked it. I learned a lot. It was a lot of work, but it was worth it. We knew what to do. Because of the rubric it was structured.
Dr. Frances Beauman, Project Director or Ms. Cynthia Brennan-Jones, Field Tester or