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1. Engaging students How to design authentic and meaningful projects www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 2.

  • What means engaging them?
  • How can we hook them on learning?
  • What type of knowledge will stick in their memory?

www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 Why should we engage students? 3. byjaysalikin byJoe Shlabotnik byJoe Shlabotnik 4.

  • Project Based Learning is an instructional approach built uponauthenticlearning activitiesdesigned to answer a question or solve a problem
  • It is the depth of theircognitive engagementthat distinguishes projects from busywork

www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 What is Project Based Learning? 5.

  • One that fulfills two criteria:
  • First, students must perceive the work as personally meaningful, asa task that mattersand that they want to do well.
  • Second, a meaningful project fulfills aneducational purpose .

www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 What is a project... a meaningful authentic project? 6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W4fBj7o5WE&feature=player_embedded 7.

  • What will students learn through a project?
  • Contents: curriculum
  • Skills: analyze, evaluate, create...
  • Attitudes: curiosity, confidence, persistance, courage...

www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 What are we working on? 8.

  • The Six A's of Designing Projects
  • Seis principios del aprendizaje por proyectos

www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 Think about your project... 9. byLuciano Joaquim Only when answering a "need to know" from the students we will create meaningful and significant learning .Create it! www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 Student Voice and Choice 10.

  • Let the students take on the roles of scientists, historians, screenwritters...
  • And expect the type of products these experts might produce.

www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 Play 11. If the project is valuable for the community it will be engaging. With authentic products and real community memberswww.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 Keep it real 12. byLuciano Joaquim School should prepare students to facereal world challengesandproblems www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 So open the classroom doors and look at the world. 13.

  • Providing students withjust-in-timefeedback during a project is key to a succeding project.
  • They need constant guidance and validation.

www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 Gather feedback 14. Sharing the final products with the audience they work for brings students valuable feedbackand an opportunity practice their oral skills www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 Again, keep it real! 15.

  • Analyze thebenefitsof the results for both the individuals and the group/community.
  • Learn aboutrubricsas teacher's guidance.
  • Try writing journals, so that studentsreflecton their thinking and problem-solving processes

www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 Encourage self-assessment and reflection 16.

  • You and your students need to get ready for 21st century skills.
  • To boost collaboration skills, work on role-playing and team-building activities.
  • You need to learn how to use time and task organizers.

www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 Yes, it is a hard work you are facing... but it is worthed 17. www.etwinning.es Proyectos de Colaboracin Escolar en Europa Instituto de Tecnologas Educativas Torrelaguna 58, 28027 Madrid. Tfno:+34 913778383 Let's get practical, hands on a project!