With an authentic audience, inquiry can help them begin to ask important questions like, ‘Who is our audience and what are their needs?’
PBL is inherently a service-oriented form of instruction; many of the best projects revolve around meaningful social or environmental change.
In project-based learning, mistakes are allowed and even expected. The result? Students become active rather than passive learners.
While it’s true that our students are indeed the future, there are real reasons why we need to remember that they are also a big part of our today.
What is the step-by-step process for effective teaching through project-based learning in your classroom? Like all good teaching, it starts with students.
Differentiation in project-based learning can be supported through the use of protocols and intentional assessment practice.
In PBL, the focus is not on projects but rather the process of learning through those projects.
Project-based learning can benefit from planning ahead–clarity in what students are actually doing and why.