PBL: Solving The Problems of Tomorrow
Participate and share : Poster
Monday, June 24, 8:00–10:00 am
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 16
Dr. Laura McCusker Kasey Smith
Learn how problem-based learning allows students to solve real-world problems pertinent to them through research, exploration, hands-on creation and nonfiction skills. See how the process aligns to Common Core and ISTE Standards with a focus on career readiness as well. Learn how to implement PBL in any classroom.
|Attendee devices:||Devices not needed|
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||None.|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Project-, problem- and challenge-based learning|
|Subject area:||Language arts, STEM/STEAM|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
Participants will know how to implement PBL into any classroom as a robust way to teach the Standards and prepare students for future careers.
Participants will know how to leverage technology to collaborate with students as well as local and global business. They will also know how to support students in leveraging technology to make their own global connections.
Setting The Standard For Project-Based Learning
Dr. McCusker’s background is in K-12 literacy as a teacher and reading specialist prior to joining the Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 as a staff developer and now administrator in the curriculum and instruction division.