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  1. Funding, Grant and Community Resources- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This presentation includes sample PBL lesson plans, materials and applications and funding opportunities.

  2. Problem-Based Learning: As Authentic As It Gets

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    An innovative high school is pioneering ways to engage students in solving problems by having them take on the roles of scientists, doctors, artists, and historians. In addition, the Center for Problem-Based Learning is helping other educators learn these exciting techniques.

  3. Nanoscience and PBL Resources for Teachers

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This document includes nanoscience resources separated by big idea. There are also resources based on the applications discussed in the 2015 RGS course and websites where you can purchase materials for nano activities. The PBL resources include examples, tools and articles. All of the resources...

  4. STEMEdhub: Supporting STEM Education Initiatives via the H U Bzero Platform

    07 Apr 2015

    Built as one of 60+ hubs on the HUBzero platform, STEMEdhub was developed in 2011 as a resource for research, education, and collaboration in STEM education. The hub currently supports 82 different groups. In this article, the authors describe two specific groups (SLED and AAU) that are taking...

  5. PBL in the Classroom

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    Samantha Schwartz, Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Math and Physics teacher at Plymouth high school in Plymouth, Indiana shares her experience using PBL in the classroom with the Research Goes to School Summer 2014 workshop teachers. Ms. Schwartz was also a 2013 participant in the RGS workshop.

  6. Presentation by Bill Worley

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    Bill Worley, Math and Technology teacher at Early College Academy School, North Carolina, shares his experience using PBL in the classroom with the Research Goes to School Summer 2014 workshop teachers.

  7. PBL In the Classroom with Jose Garcia

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    Jose Garcia, Apple Distinguished Educator, Greene County Middle School of North Carolina, middle school math and science teacher shares his experience using PBL in the classroom with the Research Goes to School Summer 2014 workshop teachers.

  8. PBL to the Rescue: Using PBL in a Human Anatomy and Physiology High School Class

    17 Sep 2013 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This one hour video presentation given by Brian Duncan, an Attica, Indiana Jr./Sr. High School science teacher. He presents his experience using PBL to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology High School class to the Research Goes to School workshop in Summer 2013. Be sure to look at the supporting...

  9. RGS Teacher PBL Data Cohort 3

    02 Jul 2013 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This is an excel file with the pre and post paired PBL survey data from cohort 3 of the Research Goes to School teacher workshop from Summer 2013. One of the teachers did not take the pre-survey and only has post data available. Please see the supporting documents for an excel file that contains...

  10. Biofuel Candle Comparison Lab

    20 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This basic lab was developed to be used in a non-science classroom to help start student thinking about energy densities of different fuels in mathematical terms. The main objective is to get middle and high school math students to quantify observations of candles made from petroleum based fuels...

  11. Assessment strategies for enquiry and problem-based learning by Ranald Macdonald

    19 Oct 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This article describes guiding principles to make decisions about assessment in problem-based learning and some strategies for problem-based learning.Macdonald, R. (2005). Assessment strategies for inquiry and problem-based learning. In T. Barrett, I. MacLabhrainn, & H. Fallon (Eds.),...

  12. Teachers' Quality Responding by John Barrell

    19 Oct 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This excerpt from the book "Problem Based Learning: An Inquiry Approach" provides strategies to help teachers facilitate student learning during a PBL project.Barell, J. (2007). "Designing the Invitational Environment." From Problem-based learning: An inquiry approach. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

  13. Assessment, Application, and Reflection by John Barrell

    19 Oct 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This excerpt from the book Problem Based Learning: An Inquiry Approach suggests strategies to do alternative assesssment and promote student reflection in a PBL project.Barrell, J. (2007). "Assessment, Application, and Reflection" in Problem-based learning: An inquiry approach. Thousand Oaks,...

  14. Ertmer and Simons - Jumping the Implementation Hurdle: Supporting the Efforts of K-12 Teachers

    27 Aug 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This article by Peg Ertmer and Krista Simons offers strategies that teachers can use to address the challenges they face as they implement PBL.Ertmer, P. A. & Simons, K. D. (2006). Jumping the implementation hurdle: Supporting the efforts of K-12 teachers. Interdisciplinary Journal of...

  15. Grouping Strategies Presentation

    27 Aug 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This presentation on grouping strategies from the 2012 workshop was presented by Dr. Sarah Schlosser.

  16. BIE Tutorial- Crafting the Driving Question

    27 Aug 2012 | External Link | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This resource from the Buck Institute for Education and Boise State University is designed to help teachers develop their own driving questions by seeing examples and examining the components of a good driving question.http://pbl-online.org/driving_question/drivingquestion.html

  17. PBL Driving Question Handout

    13 Aug 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This handout by Dr. Peg Ertmer is designed to help teachers create driving questions.

  18. Pete Anderson's "The Geometry of..."

    19 Jul 2012 | External Link | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This webpage was set up by Pete Anderson, a math teacher in Henrico County, Virginia. He provides examples of problem and project based learning as well as flipped instruction in math classes.http://geometryonline.pbworks.com/w/page/54592258/Purdue%20University

  19. Teaching Biomass through PBL in 8th grade science

    13 Jun 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    In this 50 minute video, STEM Goes Rural alumnus, Candice Kissinger describes her experience implementing a PBL unit on biomethane in her 8th grade science class.Candice Kissinger

  20. Teaching with Technology-Designs for Problem Solving

    05 Jun 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    Chapter 5: Designs for Problem Solving. This is a 19 page chapter taken from the book: Teaching with Technology: Designing Opportunities to Learn.Priscilla Norton- George Mason UniversityKarin M. Wiburg- New Mexico State University