AN INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT BASED LEARNING
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).
Using physics, math, music and art, students create functioning guitars from scratch.
Larry Rosenstock and High Tech High
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.
WORLD LANGUAGES PROJECT: CREATIVE MASTERS
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.