EDUC 497: Increasing Student Inquiry Using Project Based Learning
EDUC 497: Increasing Student Inquiry using Project Based Learning (3 credits)
July 6-10, 2020 Online
Instructor: Carly Wood – STEAM Pathways Coordinator, Penn State York
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for educators pre-k-grade 12. Educators will gain foundational skills in project based learning by creating a unit of study. The class will model the project-based approach to teaching. Educators will have the opportunity to work with the instructor, guest speakers, and colleagues to explore and practice project based teaching practices. Educators will explore and evaluate curriculum, and instruction for the 21st century learner. This course will address several essential questions; What is the difference between project based learning and doing projects? How can we as educators effectively facilitate projects with our students? How does research and literature support a transdisciplinary approach? How do we align standards with project based learning?