Project-Based Learning in a Virtual Setting
Learn how to use project-based learning as a meaningful framework for students to learn content, develop skills and connect the classroom with life beyond school. We’ll share tools and instructional delivery methods for offering PBL in virtual or hybrid settings.
- Session 1 (October 7): Transition PBL to the Virtual World. Explore a sample PBL unit plan that’s been converted for a virtual setting. We’ll discuss different models for instructional delivery, brainstorm common issues and obstacles, and share tools for delivering PBL.
- Session 2 (October 14): Virtual Tools for Final Products and Presentations. Learn how to engage students in solving real problems and presenting solutions to an authentic audience. Explore ways mentors can support students online. We’ll try out tools for creating and presenting students’ projects and products.
- Session 3 (October 21): Virtual Tools for Teaching and Assessments.Take a deep dive into online tools that allow you to deliver student-centered instruction, assess student learning, manage time and collaborate with peers in a PBL unit. Let’s brainstorm and lesson plan with each other.
Dates and Times: Each workshop meets three times – see the table above. Each workshop session is 2.5 hours plus an additional 30 minutes for peer collaboration or one-on-one support from SREB staff.
Location: All sessions meet on a secure Zoom platform. Participants will receive a login and password prior to the event from workshop organizers.