Project-based Learning/Integrated Studies

Project-based learning is a methodology that allows learners to develop knowledge and skills from the bottom up in the process of a large-scale project that deals with issues and problems relevant to them. Project-based learning is a great opportunity for learners to tackle a problem from many perspectives and integrate knowledge from diverse disciplines. Here are our writings on project-based learning, the workshops we offer on the methodology and examples of how we have employed it in the past.

Blog Post, Creativity/Innovation, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Project-based Learning/Integrated Studies, Transferable Skills

The Future Is Not What It Used To Be: Fourth Industrial Revolution Workshops at Sacred Heart College

Imagine 150 Grade 8 & 9 learners in a hall playing a game they don’t know the rules to. They have to work together in teams to figure out the hidden rules of the game and then try to win it. There is minimal instruction. Learners have to do something,…

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Blog Post, Creativity/Innovation, Critical Thinking Skills, Project-based Learning/Integrated Studies, Transferable Skills

#iexist – a massive project-based learning initiative with King David Linksfield

We invite you to go on a deep dive with us into the process of designing and facilitating project-based learning, by exploring one project in some detail. In 2017, in collaboration with Lorraine Srage, Dino Angelou and Caryn Horowitz we facilitated the #iexist exhibition with Grade 8 and 9 learners…

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Assessment, Dialogue and Collaboration, Project-based Learning/Integrated Studies, Resource, Transferable Skills

Article: The elements of project-based learning

Project-based learning is a buzzword we hear often and too often it is thought of as a free-for-all in which learners are left unguided in an undirected project. However, practising project-based learning properly requires rigour. It requires us to be explicit about the skills we want for our learners and…

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