In this lesson, you will understand how the collaborative elements of PBL support communication, creativity and critical thinking in the classroom. You will understand what collaborative learning and PBL look like in the classroom.
(00:18-00:34) 4Cs Review
(00:35-02:20) Collaborative Group Work Overview
(02:21-04:03) Collaborative Group Work Example
Does Active Learning Work?
This article by Michael Prince is a review of the research that examines the effectiveness of Problem Based Collaborative Learning.
Connecting PBL and STEM… 40 Free Engaging Resources to Use in the Classroom
Michael Gorman illustrates how to connect Problem Based Learning to STEM and provides useful strategies and resources. There are 40 apps and web based tools reviewed for teachers interested in implementing PBL connected to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in their classrooms.