Google Classroom Tip #47: Project Based Learning
Do you use project based learning in your classroom? Would you like to learn how to facilitate project based learning in a digital learning environment? Don’t worry, we have you covered. In today’s tip, we will discuss how you can use Google Classroom to manage project based learning projects
- Capstone Project – Use Classroom to coordinate a capstone project that can serve as the culminating learning activity for students exiting middle school, high school, undergraduate studies, graduate studies, etc.
- Group Project Reflections – Have students submit reflections on group projects through Classroom. This can be done through email or by creating a document for students to utilize.
- Group Projects – Assign group projects and have students upload artifacts and documents to the Classroom.
- In My Mind’s Eye – Have students express their ideas through digital photography or film by choosing a content-related topic, discussing their project with their peers and teacher, and then photographing or filming their ideas. Artifacts can be uploaded to Classroom.
- Oral History Project – Create a long-term project in which students research the personal history of an individual of their choice and create a Google Slides presentation which includes artifacts, a feature article, a personal memoir, and a photograph. Final projects can be uploaded to Classroom.
- Service Learning Program – Use Classroom to manage student-led service-learning projects that correlate what is being taught and what is going on in a student’s community, including institutions, literature, history, cultural history, etc.
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