PBL @Austin Elementary
Project Based Learning
Project Based Learning in a Nutshell
21st Century Skills
Collaboration -- All projects are done in teams, with each learner playing a specific role.
Communication -- Necessary to work together, and also to share the results with teacher/class
Critical Thinking -- Projects/lessons move well beyond computation and basic understandingCreativity -- Teams are encouraged to develop various and differing solutions. There is no one right answer!
Students build solar stills and compared data.
Indian Tribe Research
Researched and presented Coahuiltecans Indians.
Fifth Grade Fraction Projects
Student learning fractions through board game design.