November 20, 2016
Whether you are a new or a veteran practitioner of project based learning approach in your teaching, the books below will provide you with a solid theoretical and pedagogical grounding to support your PBL methodology in class. You will get to learn different assessment methods, instructional strategies and practical tips on how to effectively integrate PBL in your teaching. You will also be introduced to a wide variety of PBL related materials including : tools, classroom tested pieces of advice, project ready rubrics, handouts and several other resources necessary for a seamless incorporation of PBL in your instruction. Enjoy
1- Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: Guiding Deeper Inquiry by Jane I. Krauss (Author), Suzanne K. Boss (Author)
'This timely and practical book shows how to implement academically-rich classroom projects that teach the all-important skill of inquiry.'
2- Project Based Learning (PBL) Starter Kit by John Larmer (Author), David Ross (Author), John R. Mergendollar (Author)
Schools are changing in response to this reality, and in Transforming Schools Using Project-Based Learning, Performance Assessment, and Common Core Standards, Bob Lenz, Justin Wells, and Sally Kingston draw on the example of the Envision Education schools, as well as other leading schools around the country, to show how the concept of deeper learning can meet the need for students who are both college and career ready and engaged in their own education.'
'Deepen learning experiences in every classroom. Project-based learning (PBL) has the potential to fully engage students of the digital age, changing student-teacher dynamics and giving students greater influence and agency in their learning. Discover user-friendly strategies for implementing PBL to equip students with essential 21st century skills, strengthen their problem-solving abilities, and prepare them for college and careers.'