ENGAGING STUDENTS W/ PBL

Topic: Curriculum and Instruction
Instructor: Jodi Slonaker
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: Teach n' Kids Learn, Inc.
Center Offered: OLPD

Course Description:

This comprehensive instructional course provides educators and administrators proven methods to implement Common Core requirements into daily classroom practices, easily and efficiently using Project-based Learning (PBL) instructional strategies. This course provides teachers with an understanding of what project-based learning is and what research says about the effectiveness of PBL on student achievement.  During this course, participants will learn how to create an effective PBL unit based on their grade level or key content standards and objectives.  They will learn how to create a student-centered environment which fosters student independence and collaboration within the classroom to deepen critical thinking and problem solving.  Participants will use both formative and summative assessment to determine the depth of student learning.  They will help student reach higher levels of performance through focused self-analysis and feedback, peer feedback and teacher feedback.  

 This course is divided into modules that presented in a progression of topics that build off of the previous module. While this is a self-paced online course, participants will engage in a variety of activities to learn, practice, and apply the skills outlined in this course.  Participants go through a sequence of designed activities which are reflective, experiential and interactive.

Contact Jodi at jodi@teachnkidslearn.com  for more information

Website: www.TeachnKidsLearn.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachnKidsLearn

Course Location:  www.teachnkidslearn.com

Course Notes:

You can register and begin the course at any time and have until the end of Ashland University’s academic year to complete it. Within 24-48 hours of your registration you will receive an email from your course content provider that contains your course access information. Plan to spend a minimum of two weeks in the course.  Once you complete your course, your grade will be submitted to Ashland University for processing. This course is web-based so you can access it from any computer with internet access. It is also self-paced, so you can work entirely at your own pace, when it is convenient for you. There are no specific times you must be online and no individual deadline dates for assignments. They can be submitted any time, so long as everything has been submitted by the end of the academic term.

Within 24 hours of your registration you should be able to establish a login for your student account at Ashland University, WebAdvisor. You can use WebAdvisor to view your registrations, see when your grade is posted, and print detailed receipts and grade reports. Please click here for instructions on obtaining a username and password. The instructions also include a link to our Records and Registration's webpage where transcript ordering instructions can be found. It is advised that you review your record before ordering transcripts. 

 Contact Ashland Professional Development at pds@ashland.edu

Cost: $600
Timespan of Course:
September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019
Contact E-mail: jodi@teachnkidslearn.com

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    online, self-paced format
    Location of Meeting: 
    Course Location: www.teachnkidslearn.com
Course Number: EDU*6130*C14
Academic Term: 19/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 3.00
Subject: EDU