Project Based Learning

“I know that we are going to give our students a greater purpose in their education [through] a greater sense of accomplishment, and a greater sense of success”. – Shana McKelvey, UTTIA

PBL Benefits

  • Standards based (TEKS and CCRS)
  • Authentic
  • Student driven
  • Topical (relevant & community driven)

PBL Builds

  • Excitement for learning the content  (Entry document and Entry Event)
  • Enduring understandings of content ( Driving Question)
  • Desire to learn the content  ( Know/ Need to Know )
  • 21st century skills (technology and cooperative learning)

Implementation manuals and trainings are available


PBL Training Information - 2017

General Information

For Teachers, Department Heads, Curriculum Directors. The Ingenuity Center at the University of Texas at Tyler is pleased to announce a Summer PBL Training for local school districts! Spend 4 engaging days with Ingenuity Center PBL Coaches and walk away with:

  • Standards-based PBL ready for implementation
  • Research on how PBL increases student achievement
  • Strategies to coach campus personnel throughout the PBL process
  • Connection to a regional PBL network
  • Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours will be issued for completed hours.

Session Informtation

Time: 9:00a-3:30p
Dates:

  • Session 1: June 12-15
  • Session 2: July 10-13

Location: Ingenuity Center at The University of Texas at Tyler
Cost: Registration Fee – $200 per participant

Certificates of Completion

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours will be issued for completed hours.
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