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PBL Resources

Project Planning Form

Organizational Websites


Overview of Project Based Learning

http://www.edutopia.org/project-learning-teaching-strategies

Project Examples


Sites specifically associated with collaborative projects involving telecommunications technologies.


Technology and PBL

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Driving Question

Useful Tools to Support PBL

  • 4Teachers.org
    http://4Teachers.org
    4Teachers.org offers FREE online tools and resources. Locate and create ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendars. There are also tools for student use and valuable professional development resources addressing issues such as equity, ELL, technology planning, and at-risk or special-needs students.
  • Notestar
    http://notestar.4teachers.org
    NoteStar is the newest utility to assist Project Based Learning on the World Wide Web. It allows teachers to create projects for their students. Students may then take advantage of NoteStar's many features to collect and organize their notes.
  • Think Tank
    http://thinktank.4teachers.org> Think Tank is designed to help students (grades 3-8) develop a Research Organizer (a list of topics and subtopics) for reports and projects. Think tank can be used alone or with Notestar.
  • PBL Checklists
    http://pblchecklist.4teachers.org> This site contains age-appropriate, customizable project checklists for written reports, multimedia projects, oral presentations, and science projects.
  • Rubistar
    http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php> Rubistar is a free tool to help teachers develop quality rubrics.
  • Quizstar
    http://quizstar.4teachers.org> Construct online quizzes that can include multimedia.
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Adaptive/Assistive Technologies
· ABLEDATE: Information about assistive technology
http://www.abledata.com/

· Adaptive Technology Resource Center, University of Toronto
http://www.utoronto.ca/atrc/

· Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)
http://www.cast.org/

· Macintosh accessibility features
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/

· Microsoft accessibility home page
http://www.microsoft.com/enable/

· University of Washington, Do It Program
http://www.washington.edu/doit/

· WEBAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind
http://www.webaim.org/

· Accessibility in Distance Education
http://www.umuc.edu/ade/

· Building Accessible Websites - free online book
http://www.joeclark.org/book/sashay/serialization/

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Assessment
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Miscellaneous