Teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an engaging and complex question, problem or challenge

Location: Seville | Duration: 5 days

Summary

Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an engaging and complex question, problem or challenge. Through collaborative learning techniques, students in teams explore these significative questions to crate a meaningful learning experience. Learn how to plan your PBLs effectively using collaborative learning with this course.

Methodology

The course is focused on practical learning whilst defines and explain theoretical basis for PBL. Through the venue, the participants will develop a PBL lesson plan, learning and understanding fundamental aspects of this methodology.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, teachers will be able to:

  1. Design and deliver a PBL unit plan including assessment and feedback
  2. Understand the difference between projects and PBL
  3. Put into practice collaborative and cooperative learning techniques
  4. Motivate students, detect and assist learning necessities
  5. Create real learning situations and improve their instructional quality techniques

How can the acquired skills be applied in your work?

  1. PBL lesson plans developed during the course are inspired in the participants’ teaching contexts, providing instant practical enforcement
  2. Collaborative learning techniques can be adapted and applied to several contexts
  3. Experiences exchanged during the venue widens teachers’ knowledge and ideas

Day 1 (5 hours)

WHAT IS PBL?

  • What is PBL? Project vs. activities.
  • When to use it?
  • Conditions that support PBL: A perspective from classroom, school and community.
  •  The six A’s of PBL

Day 2 (5 hours)

PBL STRATEGIES

  • Collaborative Learning in Project Based Learning
  • Group techniques based in Collaborative and Cooperative learning: Jigsaw, 1-2-4, Think – pair – share, Three Step Review, Reciprocal Teaching, TAPPS.
  • How to come up with a PBL: defining class structures

Day 3 (5 hours)

PLANNING A PBL

  • The starting point for PBL: How to identify and present the EQ (essential question) or problem statement.
  • Project design & scheduling.
  • Research supporting PBL.

Day 4 (5 hours)

DEVELOPING PBL

  • What is curation?
  • Steps in the Project process: Types of Project Scaffolding
  • The role of the teacher in the Project process

Day 5 (5 hours)

ASSESING PBL

  • Assessment tools: Checklist, exhibition, presentation, performing skills or presentation and conducting experiments; Authentic or real life assessments and performance -based assessments; Portfolio and journal assessment.
  • Rubrics: What are rubrics and why use them? Creating rubrics. Tips on rubrics.
  • Self- evaluation vs. Teacher evaluation.

5 day course fee: 350€ + Enrolment Fee: 50€

The total cost (400 €) includes:

  • Pre-arrival information
  • Tuition & training materials
  • Training Certificate
  • Europass Certificate
  • Admin & organizational costs

(*) For courses lasting more or less than 5 days, please contact us to check the fees.

  • Additionally, We can arrange for:
  • Accommodation (hotels & touristic apartments)
  • Trips
  • Social programme
  • Airport transfer
  • Local transport

july 2019

1jul - 5All DayProject Based LearningLocation: Seville | Duration: 5 days

december 2019

9dec - 13All DayProject Based LearningLocation: Seville | Duration: 5 days

january 2020

13jan - 17All DayProject Based LearningLocation: Seville | Duration: 5 days

may 2020

11may - 15All DayProject Based LearningLocation: Seville | Duration: 5 days

august 2020

24aug - 28All DayProject Based LearningLocation: Seville | Duration: 5 days

march 2021

8mar - 12All DayProject Based LearningLocation: Seville | Duration: 5 days

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