Explains PBL, details the project, addresses assessment issues, and informs parents how to help.
How to use project walls to manage and display student learning in the classroom.
Effective preparation for presentations helps students build project management, collaboration, and communication skills and ensures that their presentations are high-quality and impactful.
This document helps students think about what they did in the project and how well the project went.
This form may be used during a project to have students report on what their team accomplished on a particular day or week.
This form may be used by students to track progress on a project and have them report on what they individually accomplished on a particular day or week.
This document helps a team keep track of project tasks, who is responsible for them, and by when.
This documents helps capture thoughtful feedback from the audience for student presentations.
May be filled in by project team members to record agreements about how they will work together.
This contract can be used by a project team to agree upon how they will work together.
This checklist helps teachers prepare for project presentations before they start.
Whether your students exhibit their work products during the course of the project, at the end, or both, you’ll want to have many sets of eyes on their public products. An audience feedback form is a tool used to actively engage the audience at an exhibition.
Using models of quality work is a powerful strategy for Gold Standard Project Based Learning.
A rubric is more than a tool to assess final products. It is a tool that should be leveraged throughout the project to support multiple kinds of learning opportunities for your students. This guide offers strategies for using rubrics to aid learning at each phase of a project.
In Project Based Learning, students should have regular opportunities to reflect, individually and with others, on both what and how they are learning. This guide provides a framework and strategies for supporting reflection on learning throughout a project.
At the beginning of the project, students are introduced to key content in an authentic context via a stimulus or hook, which in PBL we call an entry event.
This document helps a team organize what needs to be done, by which team member, and by when.
This document helps students organize their presentations with a specific audience in mind.
This document can be used to help students reflect on how they worked, and on the project itself.
A learning log is a tool that students use during the project to keep track of their questions and learning generated through their research. This guide offers strategies for teaching students to use learning logs to support inquiry throughout a project.