Promoting the Use of 21st Century Technology Through Project-Based Learning


What is PBL?
  • student-centered
  • teacher as facilitator
  • collaborative
  • real-world
  • authentic assessment
  • multiple possible outcomes
  • outside audience

21st Century Technology?

  • Google Docs
  • Etherpad
  • Wikispaces
  • blogging
  • online journaling
  • RSS
  • podcasting
  • videoconferencing

Project Examples?
  • Crime Board Presentation
  • Doors to Diplomacy
  • C-SPAN Student Cam
  • Legislation Proposal
  • Constitution Documentary

Calling all Collaborators!

  • Election
  • Cold War
  • Conspiracy Theories
  • Capital Punishment