Problem and Project Based Resources to Un-Standardize Curriculum and Increase Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

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Below are links to 22 problem-based and project-based resources for all grade levels that can be used to customize curriculum, un-standardize thinking, and jumpstart creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Webpages can also be found at: http://www.scoop.it/t/problem-based-learning-by-christopher-tienken

1. PBLU: http://pblu.org/ Go to “more projects” in lower right of the page to access multiple examples.

2. Facing the Future: facingthefuture.org

3. Choices.edu Brown University PBL Units: Choices.edu

4. Unboxed: http://www.hightechhigh.org/unboxed/cards/ Supplied by High Tech High School in California. Click “All Issues” for a 92 page book of high school projects.

5. Project-based instruction for Mathematics and Liberal Arts: http://faculty.uscupstate.edu/mulmer/PBI_Index.shtml

6. Get the Math: http://www.thirteen.org/get-the-math/category/the-challenges/

7. Chula Vista Middle School Projects: http://www.hightechhigh.org/schools/HTMCV/?show=projects

8. High Tech High: http://www.hightechhigh.org/projects/

9. Various Projects. Check out Millennium Math!: http://www.suffolkmaths.co.uk/pages/1Projects.htm#Free%20Resources

10. Nuffield Foundation: http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/teachers

11. Figure This: http://www.figurethis.org/index.html

12. MIT Blossoms: http://blossoms.mit.edu/videos?field_topic_value_many_to_one=1&term_node_tid_depth=8

13. Curricki: http://www.curriki.org/welcome/

14. Intel PBL Site: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/education/k12/project-design/unit-plans/subject-index.html#1

15. Talladega Cnty Schools: Click on “Projects” http://www.tcboe.org/?DivisionID=2651&DepartmentID=6090&ToggleSideNav

16. Planting Seeds of Project-based Learning: http://learnpbl.weebly.com/pbl-ideas.html

17. EdTeacher: http://edtecher.hubpages.com/hub/english-projects-ideas-language-arts-pbl

18. NASA PBL: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/exploringmath/algebra1/index.html

19. PBL Pathways: http://www.pblpathways.com/projects.html

20. Project Exchange: http://www.envisionprojects.org/cs/envision/print/docs/743

21. Historical Thinking Matters http://historicalthinkingmatters.org/

22. Beyond the Bubble: Using the Library of Congress to Teach 21st Century Skills http://beyondthebubble.stanford.edu/

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