Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
Word problems, especially multi-step problem solving, is tricky for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. This activity focuses on a single story problem each day to help students build strategies and prepare for standardized tests. Fun facts have been added
Rubrics and Self-Assessment in Project-Based Learning - Performing in Education
Rubrics and Self-Assessment in Project-based Learning / great for 4th, 5th, and 6th grade teachers / Free project-based learning rubric and self-assessment grading packet.
Project Based Learning Activity- Ocean Animals - Marine Biology
Grades 3-8 : This project based learning activity takes your students into the world of marine biology! Students begin their adventure setting up their research team and ultimately going out to do research on their ocean animal! Great way to incorporate science, math, reading, writing, social studies, and art into one great learning experience!
Student Led Research Projects: Moving Students Toward Independence
A blog to help elementary teachers build readers and writers who think boldly and deeply.
Daniel Hodge (@hodge_dv)
The latest Tweets from Daniel Hodge (@hodge_dv). 5th Grade ELA/SS Teacher. Alpharetta, GA
A World of Project Ideas (You Can Steal)
To get off to a flying start planning this summer, borrow good project ideas from other teachers and adapt them to fit your context.
Investigating the Meaning of Inquiry in Kindergarten
What is Inquiry Based Leaning in Kindergarten? In simple form, inquiry-based learning is more of a student-directed way of learning rather than teacher-directed. In some cases, the teaching team may set the general framework for learning, but for the most part, the learning is based on the students questions, ideas and passions. This is similar to the emergent curriculum if that is a term you are more familiar with. Rather than working off set lesson plans that are theme-based and not…
Performing in Education
I'm loving project-based learning in my class this year! We started with the free back to school PBL and now we're learning decimal operations by starting a candy business. My kids are so engaged!!
3rd Grade Research Projects, Science and Social Studies Projects With a Twist!
Ready-to-Go Research Projects for Third Graders! With this resource, you'll find 40 engaging, creative and fun enrichment research projects about interesting science and social studies topics aligned to most 3rd grade curricula. The projects allow students to think outside of the box when they research topics for specific answers. From creating awards for famous cowboys or explorers, to researching ways a hero has shown good citizenship your students will love these projects!
The Literary Maven: Project Based Learning, Genius Hour, & 20% Time: How to Individualize Student Learning
How do you individualize instruction in your classroom and allow students to pursue their interests? Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed the types of individualized learning they use in their classroom: project based learning, Genius Hour, and 20% time, and how they got started and introduced it to students. Teachers also shared past PBL units, final products, successes and obstacles. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.
Make Project-Based Learning Fit Your Students' Needs
Please enjoy this guest post from Matt of Digital: Divide & Conquer. He's sharing a lot of really excellent insight into making project-based learning work for all learners. We live in a world of projects. From our homes to schools, we are knee deep. It's the reality of our lives. If the real world is filled of projects, shouldn't a student's classroom world be filled,
FREE Project-Based Learning Materials for the English Classroom • 20Time Project
Welcome to 20Time, where students spend 20 percent of their class time over a 12-week period pursuing a meaningful project of their own choosing. In this free packet, you'll find a variety of materials to help guide middle-school and high-school students through this project-based learning experienc...
Project Based Learning Activity BUNDLE-Ocean Space Rainforest
Project Based Learning Activity Bundle-Ocean Animals, Amazon Rainforest, and Space Travel: Take your students on adventures all year long! Each activity is ten days long and filled with critical and creative thinking activities!
Project-Based Learning | Edutopia
An awesome visualization from @friEdTechnology on the differences between projects and project-based learning (PBL).
Learn how to implement Project-based Learning from start to finish!
Learn how to implement project-based learning from start to finish with these 5 blog posts!