Foundations of Project Based Learning 

A TeachThought Workshop 

September 14 - September 25, 2020

Online

  • 4 interactive live webinars (Time)

  • Group size will be limited to 20 participants.

  • An Online Forum will allow participants to network, post queries, access handouts, slides etc.

(register by August 14, 2020)  

USD 400 (Baht 12,800) per participant

Led by:

Drew Perkins

Who Should Attend

​K - 12 Teachers

 

Workshop Overview

Teachers learn how to design and plan quality PBL, build in meaningful assessment, and employ strategies for management of the process. Participants will engage in increasing levels of peer critique throughout the workshop. Deliverable: creation of a project for classroom implementation.

Topics Covered

  • The difference between projects and PBL

  • How to ‘flip’ Bloom’s Taxonomy with ‘pull’ instead of ‘push’ teaching through rich inquiry

  • How to write and use a Driving Question to pull deeper learning

  • How to scaffold and meaningfully assess teaching and learning to connect teaching to student needs

  • How to manage and implement PBL to help students autonomously manage their learning

Workshop Agenda

Workshop Facilitator

Based in the US, TeachThought is a known platform dedicated to innovation in education.  As TeachThought’s Director of Professional Development and co-host of the TeachThought Podcast,  Drew Perkins helps design and deliver workshops and learning both on-site and virtually.  

Formerly with the Buck Institute for Education and the Collaborative for Teaching and Learning, he has designed and contributed to several PBL models, including the TeachThought PBL Model. Drew continues to deliver professional development and speak internationally. He has been light-heartedly referred to as a professional thought stretcher due to his emphasis on leading through inquiry and questioning.
 

Workshop Coordinator

Navin Pawa

navin@ksipd.com