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Project-Based Learning Module

Author: 
IBM Corporation
Issue Date: 
Monday, September 4, 2006
Description: 
This module provides teachers with an overview of Project-Based Learning (PBL) and is intended as a professional development resource. There are two PowerPoint presentations, a number of planning and implementation files and links to video clips of classrooms engaged in PBL as well as to additional readings and project samples
Keywords: 
pbl, projects, project-based learning, pedagogy, collaboration, teamwork, problem solving, designing projects,
Other Disciplines: 
software engineering principles
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Type: 
Instructional Material : Unit of Instruction
Publisher: 
CSTA
URL: 
http://csta.acm.org/Resources/sub/PBLFINAL.zip
CSTA Classification: 

CD.L1:6-02

Understand the pervasiveness of computers and computing in daily life (e.g., voice mail, downloading videos and audio files, microwave ovens, thermostats, wireless Internet, mobile computing devices, GPS systems).

CPP.L1:6-09

Identify a wide range of jobs that require knowledge or use of computing.

CPP.L2-07

Identify interdisciplinary careers that are enhanced by computer science.

CL.L3A-01

Work in a team to design and develop a software artifact.

CC.L3C-12

Other Project-Based Courses

CT.L2-01

Use the basic steps in algorithmic problem-solving to design solutions (e.g., problem statement and exploration, examination of sample instances, design, implementing a solution, testing, evaluation).

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