Planning Assessment for PBL

I struggled with developing assessments for my PBL project this week.  I understand that it is important to develop the assessment and know the desired outcomes prior to beginning the instruction.  In Meier’s presentation, she details Wiggins and McTighe notes about backward design to identify desired outcomes and then plan the instruction to reach those goals.  I … More Planning Assessment for PBL

The PBL Audience

My professor posed a question to us, “Is it still PBL without an authentic audience?” I have been thinking on this for some time.  According to the Buck Institute for Education, PBL needs to be authentic.  This is one of the essential elements to create a successful Project-Based Learning environment.  The project needs to feature … More The PBL Audience