South Putnam Community Schools

3999 South US Highway 231, Greencastle, IN. 46135

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Project Based Learning Educational Websites

 

Why Project-Based Learning:
 
      Background Knowledge and Theory: http://college.cengage.com/education/pbl/background.html
 
 
 
      Educate to Innovate (STEM):
 
     President Obama encouraging STEM education which involves participation in science, math and technology      competitions which requires project-based learning. http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/education/educate-innovate and
 
      Project Based Learning addresses the 21st Century Education goals and standards:
 
     International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) site:
      National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) - http://cnets.iste.org/http://www.iste.org/standards/nets-for-students.aspx, http://www.iste.org/Libraries/PDFs/NETS_for_Student_2007_EN.sflb.ashx
 
 
PBL Checklist/Rubric Creation Tool: http://pblchecklist.4teachers.org/checklist.shtml
 
Examples of Success:
 
    Amir Abo-Shaeer Helps Students Learn By Engaging Them in Hands-On Projects A high school science and engineering teacher who develops project-based-learning courses to inspire his students has been named one of this year's 23 MacArthur Fellows http://www.macfound.org/site/c.lkLXJ8MQKrH/b.6196377/k.8704/Amir_AboShaeer.htm
 
 
Professional Development:
 
    Intel® Teach Elements:  
  
  
 
 

School Status:

Administration Office: Open

High School Office: Open

Elementary Offices: Open

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