Project Based Learning is being used effectively by teachers to implement social studies curriculum. The national standards and C3 Framework call for inquiry-based practice and PBL is another tool and model to implement the C3 Framework. Learn the essential design components of PBL and how they align with the inquiry arc of the C3 Framework. Examine sample projects and learn how to design projects to teach and assess C3 Framework.
Presenter: Andrew K. Miller, Director of Personalized Learning, Singapore American School, Singapore
Andrew has spent many years in education, as a classroom and online teacher, curriculum developer, instructional coach, teacher leader, and educational consultant. He uses his skills and expertise in educational technology, PBL, assessment, understanding by design and culturally responsive teaching to create an engaging learning environment for all students. He has given conference presentations and workshops at many organizations, including the National Association for Multicultural Education, ISTE, ASCD, the International Literacy Association, NCTE, and iNACOL’s Virtual Schools Symposium. An an avid blogger, as well as consultant and writer for a variety of organizations including ASCD and Edutopia, Andrew is currently the Director of Personalized Learning at Singapore American School where he supports implementation of competency-based learning, customized pathways, and flexible learning environments.