Problem-Based Learning in Middle and High School Classrooms A Teacher's Guide to Implementation

ISBN-10: 0761938478

ISBN-13: 9780761938477

Edition: 2004

Authors: Ann Lambros

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This is a guide to implementing problem-based learning as a teaching method in middle schools and secondary schools. Includes sample lessons specific to grade levels and disciplines and follows the same easy-to-use style of the original volume for K-8 classrooms.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 2/19/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Ann Lambros is Director of the Center of Excellence for Research, Teaching, and Learning at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She is a consultant to K-12 schools and an expert at the creation and implementation of problem-based learning programs.

About the Author
Problem-Based Learning: What and Why
Knowing What
Collaboration and Differentiation
PBL Provides Relevance to Learners
PBL Teaches Lifelong Problem-Solving Skills
The PBL Process in Action
In a Nutshell
PBL in the Middle School Classroom
Getting Started
Delivering Problems to Students
Problem Examples
PBL Problem Sources
Further Considerations for Middle School Classrooms
PBL in the High School Classroom
In the Beginning
Introducing PBL Problems
Problem Examples
PBL Problem Sources
Further Considerations for High School Classrooms
And the Problem Is
Developing PBL Problems for Classroom Use
Aligning Developed Problems With Standards
Getting Started
Using Resources with PBL Problems
Hints and Cautions in PBL Problem Development
A Final Word
Knowing You Did It
Making the PBL Grade With Authentic Assessments
PBL and Assessment Examples
Going Beyond Content Assessment
Using Portfolios With PBL
More PBL Assessment Examples
Using Self and Peer Assessments With PBL
The Whole Picture
PBL and Cooperative Learning
PBL and Service Learning
PBL and Project Based Learning
PBL and Traditional Strategies
Using It All, Using It Well
PBL Beyond The Middle and High School Classrooms
The Future for Students
The Future for PBL
Additional PBL Problems for Middle School and High School
PBL Process Charts
Guidelines for Facilitating PBL
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