PBL in Primary: Who Asks the Questions?

Because we are doing inquiry or PBL (passion-based learning) this year, my students have asked more questions than they ever have before in my classroom. Both the students and I are still learning about this process, but I like this shift. The person who asks the questions is in charge of the learning, and I want my grade one kids to be in charge of their own learning.

What Is Creativity?

School/Cohort: Australia’s Connect U Team Name: Creativity Team members: Mel Cashen, Jodi Woodward, Michelle Blanksby, Kynan Robinson, Kristen Swenson, Simone Hobbs, Kimberley Hall, Elyse Gill, Clare Rafferty Problem, Issue, or Possibility: What is Creativity?...

What Can We Do About Junk in Our World?

Community: Australia’s ConnectU Team Name: Environment Team members: Team Members: Margo Edgar (Pascoe Vale Primary), Delia Jenkins (Brauer College), Craig Bradley (Eltham High School), David Allender (Eltham High School), Liz Ash (Roxburgh Homestead Primary...

Project-based professional learning

Parish Episcopal School Team Members: Dolores Gende, Dave Ostroff, Sherie Skillern, Emma Heaps. Community: Dublin-Dallas Year 2, 2010-2011 PBL UNIT: DESIGNING A PROFESSIONAL LEARNING DAY Our PLP team used the process of Project-Based Learning to design our...