Project-Based Learning and Keeping Students Engaged

Posted: 06/02/2016 by broadyesl in project-based learning, Uncategorized

Read “7 Tips for Creating Memorable Learning Experiences”  at

to find some practical ideas, such as in this excerpt from the original publication:

Hurley’s tips for Great Projects:

  1. The first great project Hurley discovered was packing an egg so it could drop from the stadium and not break. Why not do something similar?
  2. Say, “Here is what I want you to learn.” Let students figure it out as much as possible.
  3. Don’t praise students too much so they know they earned it.
  4. Students forget things over the summer. Get them to build a video library of things they are supposed to remember.
  5. The quality of their work will improve when they start praising each other’s work. “When students know that others will see their work, they want it to be good,” Hurley said. “When it’s just the teacher, they want it to be good enough.”
  6. Have them watch videos others have made to get ideas.
  7. Remember that kids want to know they can make a difference.
  1. Reblogged this on Meaghan Goodwin and commented:
    Tips on PBL

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