Challenge Based Learning
is a research approach that is driven by ...
... Student Directed Learning
of a Realistic "Problem"
relevant and meaningful problem that
needs an authentic solution
Students take the LEAD
in uncovering what, how, and why
... Thinking Out of the Box - Multiple Approaches /Multidisciplinary
draw on not just a single subject area but many different areas of looking at a problem (from math to art, history to science).
... Think Global Act Local
global challenges with a local solution!
... Unique Resources, Technology & Authentic Solutions
stretch your idea about how to Solve a Challenge.
It may involve interviewing an expert, asking the librarian about hard-to-find articles in a database, as well as exploring unique ways to present and promote your solution.
The more you Take Ownership of the Process... the Challenge and the Solution become REAL!!
... Engaged in Ongoing Reflection, Creative and Critical thinking Positive collaboration and effective communication skills using 21st C. technology
Scalable CHALLENGES from mini or nano challenges to school-wide challenges
...Nano-Challenges might not have all the elements of a BIGGER Challenge, but have a similar framework. It could last a single class period, or a few hours. It is a way to practice the process and have fun while solving a Problem
... Mini Challenge is one that may last several weeks or more and will be more extensive of a Challenge
... School-wide Challenge is a large scale challenge that works across departments and grade levels and possibly beyond the school to collaborate with the community in a Challenge.
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