Project Based Learning Resources

AN INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT BASED LEARNING

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DESIGNING INTEGRATED CURRICULUM

A practical glimpse into the PBL planning process featuring a several teachers who will be team teaching an interdisciplinary course called The Crime Time Project (geometry,chemistry/biology, language arts, media arts).

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PHYSICS ROCKS

Using physics, math, music and art, students create functioning guitars from scratch.

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Larry Rosenstock and High Tech High

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Analog Flash for Windows:

The assignment for this senior project was to create an interactive, museum-quality exhibit that fit in a window frame and illustrated a principle of math or physics.

Analog: most of the projects were mechanical.

Flash: like products created with the Adobe Flash software, the products were interactive.

For Windows: the products were made not for PCs, but for the actual 24” x 24” x 5” interior windows in High Tech High.

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WORLD LANGUAGES PROJECT: CREATIVE MASTERS

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MEDIA SAVES THE BEACH


During an interdisciplinary project, High Tech High students use the power of media in Humanities and the knowledge of scientific data in Biology to educate the public about the water quality at local beaches in San Diego.

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And just in case you haven’t been convinced . . .

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About saturnpeoplesounds

As a trumpeter, composer, arranger and band leader, multi-instrumentalist Brian Boyes has worked in Vermont for the past 16 years. As a member of a variety of award wining ensembles including the national touring jazz-funk act, viperHouse, he has been recognized for his soulful and intense approach to his trumpet. Under his leadership the group TALA was recognized internationally for its hybrid blend of world music and jazz. Tala was a featured act of both the Flynn Space Vermont Artist Series and the Discover Jazz Festival. He also works with The 35th Parallel Mediterrasian Jazz Ensemble. As an educator Brian Boyes has twice received special recognition from the Vermont Arts Alliance for his unique and creative approach to music education at Cabot School. He has shared the stage with artists such as Lester Bowie, Trey Anastasio, John Sinclair, Jody Diamond, Josh Roseman, Michael Ray, and Marshall Allen. He currently co-leads and plays trumpet with Movement Of The People: The Fela Kuti Project.
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