This course is designed to provide educators with an opportunity to engage in a PLC Book Review of Krauss, J., & Boss, S. (2013). Thinking through project-based learning: Guiding deeper inquiry. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin
The course covers the following topics:
- A Primer on Innovation - The Need for Entrepreneurship
- STEM and Creating Innovators
- Innovative and Project Based Learning
- Designing Rich Learning Experiences
The course is targeted for educators in the K-12 grade levels, including special education, administration, and instructional coaches.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the “whys and hows” of Project Based Learning
- Why inquiry should drive learning.
- How to design rich learning experiences
- Develop a plan for a project-based learning unit.
Requirements for Completion
Read then write one journal entry per module (4 total) sharing how you will use the information in your classroom or teaching. Journal entries should be at least 150 words.
Develop a poster, presentation, or paper that describes the fundamentals of the topic.
Student created activity- you choose an activity that you will benefit from the most. Send an email proposal to the instructor for approval first.
Discussions and participation.
Write 4 chapter summaries
This course does require that you use a book. Please purchase or borrow a copy of Krauss, J., & Boss, S. (2013). Thinking through project-based learning: Guiding deeper inquiry. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
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