Designing Rigorous and Engaging
Project Based Learning (PBL) Projects
08:30 - 15:30
October 18 - 19, 2019
Chiang Mai, Thailand
September 30, 2019
(we have a few seats available and are accepting late registrations till October 15, 2019)
Baht 22,400 per participant
Group of 3 or more
Baht 20,000 per participant
Learn the difference between “doing projects” and Project Based Learning
Examine the essential design components to make PBL effective
Analyze sample projects for effectiveness
Backwards map assessments and milestones in a project
Gain management tools for daily use
Create an effective launch for your PBL project
Receive feedback and critique from colleagues
Design effective projects for student learning
Design effective driving questions for projects
Design assessments to meet the needs of school outcomes, learning targets, and standards
Backwards map a project from start to finish
In the course of this workshop...
Participants will engage in designing a complete PBL project, from start to finish, to use in their classrooms. Participants will experience this learning through the instructor modeling the PBL process through questioning, inquiry, and discovery.
Participants will share their work for critique and feedback in order to ensure they create high-quality projects to use in the classroom.
PBL Vs. Projects
Essential Elements of Project Design
Project Gallery Walk
Backwards Mapping Project
Andrew Miller is an Instructional Coach, coaching with an emphasis on Project-Based Learning and Assessment best practices. He also serves on the National Faculty for the Buck Institute for Education and ASCD, and is an Associate for Jay McTighe. He has worked with educators in the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore, China, Japan, Indonesia, India, Mexico, Kuwait and the Dominican Republic. Andrew is an avid blogger and writer for a variety of organizations including ASCD and Edutopia. He is also the author of the ASCD Arias publication "Freedom to Fail: How do I foster risk-taking and innovation in my classroom?"