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Marin School of Arts and Technology (MSAT)
The Watershed Project [4:53]
(QT - 3.4 mb) (Flash - 5.7 mb)


The Greater Brunswick Charter School
The Gender Project [8:42]
(QT - 4.2 mb) (Flash - 12.7 mb)


Aviation High School
Engineering Success: The Wing Project [9:41]
(QT - 5.7 mb) (Flash - 15.4 mb)


Module 1: Begin with the End in Mind

Module Home Page: Student Comments
What do kids at the West Hawaii Explorations Academy think about project based learning? [1:21]
(QT - 1.2 mb) (Flash - 1.8 mb)


Overview: See the Evolution of a Project -
Developing a Project Idea
High School: The Wing Project [6:42]
(QT - 4.9 mb) (Flash - 19.5 mb)

High School: The Watershed Project [8:22]
(QT - 7 mb) (Flash - 17 mb)

Middle School: The Gender Project [2:53]
(QT - 5 mb) (Flash - 9.5 mb)


Overview: PBL Videos
Elementary: March of the Monarchs [2:50]
(QT - 2 mb) (Flash - 6.5 mb)

Middle School: The Edible Schoolyard [1:51]
(QT - 1.3 mb) (Flash - 5 mb)

High School: Interdisciplinary Approach [2:00]
(QT - 1.4 mb) (Flash - 4.4 mb)


Explore 2: Decide the Scope of the Project
Audience [0:44]
(QT - .5 mb) (Flash - 1.2 mb)


Explore 3: Select Standards
Assessment: Incorporating Standards [2:17]
(QT - 1.1 mb) (Flash - 4 mb)

Listen to an Expert: Cathy Huemer [0:32]
(QT - .5 mb) (Flash - .9 mb)


Explore 4: Incorporate Simultaneous Outcomes
Simultaneous Outcomes:
The Gender Project [2:56]
(QT - 1.4 mb) (Flash - 4.8 mb)

Skills: Task Management [0:37]
(QT - .5 mb) (Flash - 1.6 mb)

Communication [1:19]
(QT - 1 mb) (Flash - 2.4 mb)

Group Process [0:54]
(QT - .5 mb) (Flash - 2.1 mb)

Technology [1:22]
(QT - 1 mb) (Flash - 2.8 mb)

Problem Solving [0:52]
(QT - .5 mb) (Flash - 2.2 mb)

Design [1:25]
(QT - 1 mb) (Flash - 3.6 mb)


Explore 6: Create the Optimal Learning Environment
Real World Connections: Elementary: Newsome Park [0:39]
(QT - .5 mb) (Flash - 1.7 mb)

Real Work: Elementary: Newsome Park [2:04]
(QT - 1.7 mb) (Flash - 5.8 mb)

Module 2: Craft the Driving Question

Module Home Page: Student Comments
Projects at the Minnesota School of Environmental Studies address real-world problems [0:57]
(QT - 1 mb) (Flash - 3 mb)


Overview: See the Evolution of a Project -
Developing the Driving Question
High School: The Wing Project [4:34]
(QT - 3.3 mb) (Flash - 13.1 mb)

High School: The Watershed Project [4:45]
(QT - 3.8 mb) (Flash - 9.5 mb)

Middle School: The Gender Project [2:44]
(QT - 5 mb) (Flash - 9 mb)


Overview: PBL Videos
Middle School: New Technologies Link Ancient Cultures [1:56]
(QT - 1.7 mb) (Flash - 5 mb)



Module 3: Plan the Assessment

Module Home Page: Student Comments
Project Based Learning at Urban Academy [1:37]
(QT - 1.3 mb) (Flash - 4.5 mb)


Overview: See the Evolution of a Project -
Planning the Assessment
High School: The Wing Project [5:20]
(QT - 3.9 mb) (Flash - 16.3 mb)

High School: The Watershed Project [2:44]
(QT - 2.4 mb) (Flash - 5.6 mb)

Middle School: The Gender Project [3:37]
(QT - 6 mb) (Flash - 12 mb)


Overview: PBL Videos
Elementary: Introduction Project Based Learning [2:46]
(QT - 2.2 mb) (Flash - 7.8 mb)

High School: Geometry in the Real World [2:19]
(QT - 1.8 mb) (Flash - 5.7 mb)


Explore 2: Knowing What to Assess
Performance-Based Assessments [1:59]
(QT - 1.6 mb) (Flash - 4.6 mb)

Authentic Assessments [1:34]
(QT - .8 mb) (Flash - 2.8 mb)


Module 4: Map the Project

Module Home Page: Student Comments
San Fernando High School Multimedia Project [2:20]
(QT - 2 mb) (Flash - 6.8 mb)


Overview: See the Evolution of a Project -
Mapping the Project
High School: The Wing Project [2:51]
(QT - 2.1 mb) (Flash - 8.3 mb)

High School: The Watershed Project [3:01]
(QT - 2.6 mb) (Flash - 6.5 mb)

Middle School: The Gender Project [2:47]
(QT - 4.9 mb) (Flash - 9.8 mb)


Overview: PBL Videos
Elementary: More Fun than a Barrel of...Worms [3:22]
(QT - 2.7 mb) (Flash - 10.4 mb)

High School: It's all Happening at the Zoo School [2:33]
(QT - 2 mb) (Flash - 7.5 mb)


Explore 2: See Some Examples
Launch the Project: Gender Project [1:09]
(QT - 2.2 mb) (Flash - 3.8 mb)

Entry Activity: Gender Project [3:07]
(QT - 5.5 mb) (Flash - 10.3 mb)


Module 5: Manage the Process

Module Home Page: Student Comments
West Hawaii Explorations Academy Electric Vehicle Competition [1:42]
(QT - 1.4 mb) (Flash - 5.9 mb)


Overview: See the Evolution of a Project -
Managing the Process
High School: The Wing Project [5:32]
(QT - 4 mb) (Flash - 17.6 mb)

High School: The Watershed Project [4:36]
(QT - 4.1 mb) (Flash - 9.9 mb)

Middle School: The Gender Project [4:16]
(QT - 7.6 mb) (Flash - 14.1 mb)


Overview: PBL Videos
Elementary: More Fun than a Barrel of...Worms [3:03]
(QT - 2.4 mb) (Flash - 8.7 mb)

Middle School: Great Team Great School [4:40]
(QT - 3.8 mb) (Flash - 12.8 mb)

High School: Classrooms without Boundaries [2:43]
(QT - 2.2 mb) (Flash - 7.8 mb)


Explore 5: See an Example of a Project Debrief
Project Debrief: Gender Project [4:16]
(QT - 2 mb) (Flash - 6.1 mb)