This document outlines how the 7 Cs, SECRET and Sun West Learning Behaviours all align to teach 21st Century Skills.
A variety of documents used to plan and implement PeBL in the school and in the classroom.
This list of suggested teaching strategies is to assist teachers in the development of learning experiences with their students is adapted from Gagne’s Nine Universal Steps of Instruction.
This document explores a starting point, goal, suggested 21st century skills or competencies, suggestions and conditions for PBL, inquiry based learning, design thinking, case based learning and project based learning.
A list of things you should consider when planning for your students, including: learner profiles, elements of PeBL, curricular expectations, strategies, communications, assessments.
This graphic addresses the considerations (where, when, who, how, what and why) of PeBL, as well as the learning environment and the transfer of responsibility.
This amazing video will clearly explain the PeBL philosophy at Sun West School Division. The who, what, when, where, why and how of PeBL are addressed. Topics include the continuum of learning, transfer of responsibility, personalized learning, the three pillars of PeBL. This resource will clearly explain everything you need to know to get started embracing PeBL at home or in the classroom today!
This document produced by Good Spirit School Division outlines the gradual release of responsibility model as it relates to math instruction.
How to PeBL ELA – A Scaffolded Lesson for Teachers
A "standard" lesson, based on "I Do" planning and execution, often results in the teacher identifying the outcome to be learned, selecting the resources, designing the comprehension questions and/or activity, and finally using some form of teacher-made assessment (ex. Unit Exam).
In an effort to personalize learning and encourage a "We Do" mentality, the following lesson was developed.
Note the teachers language at different times throughout the lesson. The teacher has still ensured students are utilizing grade/course appropriate content and some control over the lesson development, but has also increased student voice and choice.
"I have selected an ELA A30 text for us to view.
"Together, we will decide which outcomes we want to connect to the text and our assessment of those outcomes."
"Looking at our framework, which outcomes could we achieve..."
The following files contain all learning outcomes for each grade from kindergarten through grade 12 written in student-friendly I CAN statements.
This is a very useful tool for PeBL initiatives and can be used by teachers or students when designing learning activities and assignments.
The following is a collection of resources needed to run professional learning about Project Based Learning at Sun West.
The PowerPoint presentation, planning templates, project ideas, essential question templates, student action plan template, student reflection template and a link to outcomes for each grade (I CAN statements).