Foundations of Project Based Learning
A TeachThought Workshop
September 14 - September 25, 2020
(register by August 14, 2020)
USD 400 (Baht 12,800) per participant
Who Should Attend
K - 12 Teachers
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.
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
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.