"I would love to start teaching project-based learning to student-led learners, but I'm a beginner and I'm feeling really uncertain and overwhelmed by the learning curve".
I get this comment in my inbox quite often and my response is always that you have to start student-directed project-based learning somewhere. You might as well start now and with a few tricks of the trade in your back pocket.
Student-led project-based learning is a fantastic approach for any classroom or homeschool. The benefits are enormous. Learning is personalized, exciting, real-world, and offers a portfolio of 21st-century skill-building opportunities.
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What is project-based learning? What is self-directed learning and how is self-directed project-based learning different than standard PBL? Why is self-directed project-based learning important for learners?
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If you are in secondary education, implementing a senior project for high school students has likely crossed your mind. You've mulled over the costs and benefits of senior projects, the time commitment, how to develop a senior project program, what your senior project would look like, and more.
To provide innovative educational resources for educators, parents, and students, that go beyond lecture and worksheets.
Sara Segar, experiential life-science educator and advisor, curriculum writer, and mother of two.