PBL 101: Getting Started with Project Based Learning
Project Based Learning is an inquiry-based pedagogy that empowers students, facilitates collaboration, and inspires creativity. High-quality Project Based Learning leads to deeper learning by working for an extended period to investigate and respond to authentic, engaging, and complex questions, problems, and challenges.
Learner-Driven Inquiry and Research: Asking Big Questions and Finding the Best Answer
It is impossible to predict what learning will look like in the future, but we do know that learners will need to ask the right questions as well as apply critical thinking to access, evaluate, use and manage information to find the best answers. Sugata Mitra, educational researcher and winner of the 2013 TED Prize, says, “the Internet is full of answers, but the Internet is not full of the questions.” This session is designed to explore effective questioning techniques and focus on two main topics:
Developing Learner-Driven Questions
Accessing and Evaluating Information