A Practical Chart Featuring Important Project Based Learning Terminology

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We just came across this excellent resource shared by Jeff Dunn and wanted to share with you. This is basically a chart created by the folks in BEI and outlines some important terminology employed in project based learning.

Project-based learning is an instructional approach that aims at improving learning through hands-on activities. Students learn better when they collaborate together on  projects. These projects are usually built upon authentic learning tasks that engage students' interest and motivation. " These activities are designed to answer a question or solve a problem and generally reflect the types of learning and work people do in the everyday world outside the classroom.”

Related: Difference between Projects and Project-based Learning

To help you better understand the core concept behind project based learning, here is  Google document that embeds some of the popular PBL lingo you need to familiarizr yourself with. These include the concepts of : critical friends, voice and choice, entry event, workshop, significant content, and many more.