Creating a Project to Suit Your Needs

in other words, creating a project to suit their needs

Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
a. identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation.
b. plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.
c. collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.
d. use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions.

  • Real-world problems
  • Firsthand investigation - authentic learning
  • Goals related to standards
  • Process - Not Product
  • Student Choice
  • Use Technology
  • Connect to the Outside
  • Collaboration
  • Creating for the greater good

Websites of Global Collaborative Projects

Taking It Global
Global School Net
CILC - (must join)
CIESE - Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science
Teachers Connecting