Project-Based Learning is the anchoring of student-driven learning through the design, development, and publication authentic projects, products, and related learning outcomes.
It is a forward-way of thinking about how you can plan learning experiences for students while simultaneously centering them in the learning process itself.
We’ve taken a look in the past at the difference between “doing projects” and project-based learning and even keys to designing a project-based learning classroom, and the following visual from @davidleeedtech dovetailed nicely behind each.
Note, this graphic is based off an even better pdf you can find here from the fine folks as the Buck Institute.
7 Essential Ingredients Of Project-Based Learning
1. A Need To Know
2. A Driving Question
3. Student Voice & Choice
5. Inquiry & Innovation
6. Learning Feedback & Revision
The graphic also takes a look at a 7 phase model for designing project-based learning units, which parallel much of what is accepted as “best practice” for learning design.
How To Design A Project-Based Learning Unit: 7 Essential Ingredients