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100 Project-Based Learning Ideas for Every Age – A.J. JULIANI
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"I’ve listed 100 PBL ideas below to help get you started on the project-based learning journey. The ideas below that are hyperlinked will send you to the project that is already developed. These 100 PBL experiences will be the first 100 projects created by our PBLK12 team and I can’t wait to share them out. In the meantime, use them to get inspired and give you some ideas to start PBL with your students." - A.J.Juliani

You have the option to purchase the PBL Playbook on this site as well to assist you with your PBL journey. It's currently FREE and you just pay shipping and handling. His resources are amazing and worth it.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Aj Juliani
Date Added:
10/18/2018
21st Century Character and Academic Skills Implementation PD
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THIS RESOURCE IS DRAFT FORM! IT WILL BE UPDATED WHEN COMPLETE.
This professional development will walk a school through how to implement 21st Century Skills in their school from a SCHOOL and CLASSROOM level.
The group will work through the school implementation process and set a timeline for implementation, and then based on that timeline, the classroom teachers will plan their implementation.
Please note - the key to successful implementation is NOT time intensive - the key is introducing and then fully implementing the language and skills into your DAILY ROUTINES and classroom life. Once the skills are introduced it should become part of your day and not require set time - it will be part of everything you do!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Kelli Boklaschuk
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
03/22/2019
21st Century Fluencies: Fluency Snapshot
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This tool helps you evaluate the level of proficiency
that you or your students have with the 21st Century
Fluencies. The Fluency Snapshot Tool can be used
either with individual students or with groups.
There are 10 statements for each Fluency. As you
move through the statements, chose a value you feel
represents how well the individual or group has
demonstrated the characteristic. This is an editable
form that you can check the boxes in online or off.
Have your students assess themselves and discuss
the outcome. Compare your results in each Fluency
to determine where focus and improvement may be
needed. Revisit this again in the future and co

Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Global Digital Citizen Foundation
Date Added:
08/15/2018
21st Century SECRET Skill Reflections
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Here is a collection of resources you can use to have students reflect on their 21st century skills. Many of these were initially used after a STEM challenge, but they could be used after any activity.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/14/2018
21st Century SECRET Skills Bingo Game
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Everything you need to play 21st century skills bingo is in this zipped folder!
Items include the game description, 24 different versions of the cards, as well as blank card you can use as a template to make new ones.
Read the file entitled "Secret BINGO Directions" first, and then "SECRET bingo descriptions"
Have fun!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/10/2018
21st Century SECRET Skills Picture Book List
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Literature is a wonderful way to introduce your students to 21st century skills and spark discussion. The following is a list of books using SECRET (self-management, effective participation, creativity, reflection, enquiry and team work) to bring 21st century learning to life!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/04/2018
21st Century SECRET Skills Resources for Primary Grades PeBL
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These resources can helps support the development of 21st Century SECRET skills in your primary classroom.
Included are: a one page poster that explains what each skill means in student-friendly language; a brochure to share with parents & a student self-reflection on their SECRET skills.
Author - Val Arthur

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/04/2018
21st Century SECRET Skills Rubrics
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These rubrics break each of the six major skills into their four subsets and rank them on a scale of 1 to 5. Please note that team work is usually represented by a train, but is tamarin monkeys in this document & enquiry is usually represented by Eisenstein but is enquiring Eddy in this document.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/10/2018
21st Century SECRET Skills or Foundations for Little People K-1 Preschool Dan Buckly
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The following is a resource to help connect SECRET skills to student-friendly language for our youngest learners. The skills are connected to foundations and then teachers are provided with a framework of 9 steps to work with their students on to have them develop that foundation or skill.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/06/2018
21st Century Skills (FASA) 7 C  Rubric Exemplars Grades 6 to 9
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Sun West 21st Century 7 C Rubric Exemplars for Grades 6 to 9 for:
character, collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, computer and digital technologies, and cultural and ethical citizenship.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Courtney McDonald
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Melissa Lander
Rebekka Burton
Stephen Hadden
Jennifer Loken
Date Added:
02/25/2020
21st Century Skills (FASA) 7 C Rubric Exemplars for Grades 10 to 12
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Sun West 21st Century Skills 7 C Rubric Exemplars for Grades 10 to 12 for character, collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, computer and digital technologies, and cultural and ethical citizenship.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Courtney McDonald
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Melissa Lander
Rebekka Burton
Stephen Hadden
Jennifer Loken
Date Added:
02/25/2020
21st Century Skills (FASA) 7 C Rubric Exemplars for Kindergarten to Grade 5
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Sun West 21st Century Skills 7 C Rubric Exemplars for Kindergarten to Grade 5 for character, collaboration, creativity, communication, critical thinking , computer and digital technologies, and cultural and ethical citizenship.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Courtney McDonald
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Melissa Lander
Rebekka Burton
Stephen Hadden
Jennifer Loken
Date Added:
03/02/2020
30 Useful Digital Citizenship Resources for Growing Digital Citizens from the Wabisabi Blog
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Author: Lee Watanabe-Crockett

This is a phenomenal gathering of web sites that include resources to teach:

Digital footprints
Citing Sources
Detecting Plagarism
Personal Responsibility
Global & Cultural Awareness
Safe Web Searching

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Primary Source
Reading
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/12/2018
3-5 Computer Science Curriculum (Blue - Level 2)
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TWENTY amazing lessons to teach computer science to Grades 3 to 5.
The curriculum is organized into 5 units: Scratch Review, Creative Commons, Makey Makey, Conditionals and Final Project.
If you need something easier be sure to use the Green level (Level 1) by using the tabs at the top of the website or finding it in the resource bank. If you need something harder head to Purple (Level 3) using the same method.

This fabulous resource has everything you need to get started coding and computer science with your students TODAY!

Subject:
Coding
Education
Educational Technology
Math
Science
Computer Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Unit of Study
Author:
San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Computer Science team: CSinSF.org.
Date Added:
09/27/2018
3-5 Computer Science Curriculum (Purple - Level 3)
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TWENTY amazing lessons to teach computer science to Grades 3 to 5.
The curriculum is organized into 5 units: Scratch review, variables, Makey Makey, advanced games and final project.
If you need something easier be sure to use the Green level (Level 1) or Blue level (Level 2) by using the tabs at the top of the website or finding it in the resource bank.

This fabulous resource has everything you need to get started coding and computer science with your students TODAY!

Subject:
Coding
Educational Technology
Math
Science
Computer Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Unit of Study
Author:
San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Computer Science team: CSinSF.org.
Date Added:
09/27/2018
3D Plastecine Saskatchewan Collaborative Map Game
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This year my professional Development SMART Goal was to use cross-curricular instruction strategies in the classroom when pertaining to English Language Arts activities. Consequently, I have merged the Grade ¾ Social Studies Curricular outcomes with the ELA curricular outcomes. This is a Unit plan that I have created to teach the students about the province of Saskatchewan. Some highlights include the following; 1. Using graffiti Charts as a pre-assessor. 2. Discovering research techniques about their own formulated questions. Utilizing ABC Brainstorm 3. Making a Destination Road Map and Puzzle of Saskatchewan 4. Reading Saskatchewan based Literature and creating Pop-up books 5. Creating Mind-Maps of Saskatchewan topics of Study 6. Designing a Life-size Plastecine 3-D Collaborative Saskatchewan Map Game with their own question based upon the mind-map 7. Presenting their Game and own Social Studies examination.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
09/06/2018
3 Low Organization STEM Challenges
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Challenges include: balloon tower, index card tower and paper chair challenge!
I suggest discussing which 21st century skills will be needed to do each activity before students do it, and then use them to reflect after the challenges. In the past when this was done, I used SECRET skills to do this.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Math
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
10/10/2018
4 Super Easy Budget Friendly Projects for Your Makerspace
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"Here’s some of my favorite budget friendly projects for makerspaces. Note that while I am in a middle school, I’ve seen all four of these projects done at both the elementary and high school levels. It might take some scaffolding and adjustment, but they can definitely be done at any level." - Diana Rendina

Subject:
Arts Education
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Diana Rendina
Date Added:
10/15/2018
ALPHA MUNCHIES TYPING GAME
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This resource is one of the "Best Typing Apps for Students in Elementary School". Inspired by Atari’s classic game, Space Invaders, kids will target little pixel aliens by typing the letters that appear above them. There are multiple levels of difficulty, making this a good choice for elementary kids of all ages. Adobe Flash Player required.

Subject:
Education
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Homework/Assignment
Author:
ABCya!
IXL Learning
Date Added:
09/09/2020
Assessment & Reporting at Sun West
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The following information has been created to assist SBA and teachers to understand the shift to the 4 point assessment scale, and reporting on Factors Affecting Student Achievement (FASA) and how they relate to 21st Century Competencies.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial
Read the Fine Print
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Plagiarism is presenting someone else's work as your own. It can include copying and pasting text from a website into a project that you're working on, or taking an idea from a book without including a citation to give credit to the book's author. Plagiarism is very common, and the internet has made it even more common. However, if you are careful to cite your sources, it's not too hard to avoid plagiarism.

Subject:
Career & Work Exploration
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc.
Provider Set:
GCFLearnFree
Date Added:
05/10/2018
Be Organized
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Why are good organizational skills necessary in everything?

* They allow you to work efficiently and effectively at any task you undertake.

* They reduce stress that can hinder your achievement

* They buy you time and energy to reach your true potential

* They allow your true talents and abilities to shine through by preventing chaos and disorder

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/22/2018