Project Based Learning (PBL)

Countries of the World

Contributor: | File type : Collection

This collection includes craft projects, language lessons, and bulletin board ideas to take your elementary students on a trip round the world.

Freedom Quilts, Cotton Gins: Invite Historical Understanding with Hands-On Activities

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 7 | File type : Video

Slavery. The births of Argentina and Brazil. The Industrial Revolution.Are your students' eyes glazed over yet? Studying the past can involve a wearying barrage of names, dates, and far-away force... Read More

Planning Ahead for Art

Contributor: Becky Sue Kreider | File type : Curricular

When should I start planning ahead for my art classes?  A. Plan ahead before school startsGet enough art ideas together for most of the year.Make an example of each one. Note any pre... Read More

Anatomy of a Research Project

Contributor: Jason Beachy | File type : Curricular

These guidelines describe an annual science or history fair for Grades 4-12. Each grade has a general topic (science, history, Bible, etc). Projects include a research report, an oral report (typica... Read More

Research Fair Grading Form

Contributor: Jason Beachy | File type : Curricular

Use this rubric to grade students' oral reports and exhibits at science or history fairs.Download this document or read it below.... Read More

A Pet Alternative

Contributor: Anna Zehr | File type : Blog Post

Perhaps you, like me, would like to be one of those noble teachers with a classroom pet.  You've heard the student say, “Well last year Miss Miller had a rabbit/gerbil/parrot/goose and we got to na... Read More

How We Built a Little House

Contributor: Darrell Hershberger | Length : 9 | File type : Video

Darrell wanted his high school boys to learn the basics of trades. How better to do it than to build a tiny house? Best of all, the class decided, would be to build a house for someone in need.I... Read More

Poster Template

Contributor: Anna Zehr | File type : Curricular

Inspired by Scholastic Poster Reports, Anna Zehr created this template for her students.Download this document now or read it below.Read Anna's description of her poster project: https://... Read More

Spontaneous Activity in Education

Contributor: Maria Montessori | File type : Book

The author of The Montessori Method offers an extended treatise of child development and the educational system of her time. Topics include attention, will, emotion, and intelligence. Courtesy Projec... Read More