Course Description

Creating learning opportunities that are engaging and in the context of daily living is challenging and exciting.  This PBL course guides educators through the seven essential elements of project-based learning.  The course guides thinking and deepens understanding of how to bring real world application to the content you teach.  This course is for educators who already have a grasp of content standards, curriculum mapping and special education.  

Course Distinctives

Just a few of the (many) reasons this course is the right one for you.

  • Teacher-focused

    Develop the skills to connect and teach students by harnessing your best asset -- your own experience!

  • Research-Based

    Learn from leaders and experts through video and guided assessment of peer-reviewed research articles.

  • Hands-on Learning

    Enjoy creative, interactive projects to help solidify concepts and ideas.

Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Define the “What, Why and How?” of Project-Based Learning as a teaching method

  • Describe the essential components of Project-Based Learning

  • Apply learning to design a PBL Unit

  • Analyze an example of PBL in the classroom

Course curriculum

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Funding for course development provided by: Michigan Department of Education CSP grant.

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