We Re All Learners On Life S Journey, And Often The Messy Problems We Encounter Present Us With The Best Education Researchers Are Finding That The Same Concept Holds True For Students In Our ClassroomsProblem Based Learning PBL Is An Authentic, Experiential Form Of Learning Centered Around The Collaborative Investigation And Resolution Of Real World Problems In PBL, Students Address A Problematic Situation From The Perspective Of A Stakeholder In The Situation As Both A Curriculum Organizer And Instructional Strategy, PBL Fosters Active Learning, Supports Knowledge Construction, Integrates Disciplines, And Naturally Combines School Learning With Real LifeIn This Second Edition Of Their Book, Torp And Sage Offer Opportunities To Learn About PBL From A Variety Of Perspectives New To This Edition Is An In Depth Look At Assessing Education In And Through Problem Based Learning How To Use Assessment Not Only To See What Students Have Learned During The PBL Experience, But Also How To Use Assessment To Enhance PBL Itself New Examples From Elementary, Secondary, And University Levels New Charts, And Expanded Graphics Enhance Every Chapter Of This New Edition Absolutely love the problem based learning approach to teaching Problems as Possibilities is the clearest articulation of a wholistic constructivist approach to education that I have read Building on the foundations of John Dewey, Bloom s taxonomy and Understanding by Design, Torp and Sage lay out an instructional approach built around ill structured problems in clear and concise language with lots of concrete examples that make it accessible as a practical tool That is to say it would be easy to use this book as a guide to developing problem based learning units that structure learning experiences around deep complex problems However, it not only functions as a how to book but is at the same time deeply rooted in an educational philosophy and rationale that addresses the learning needs of children in a complex, changing world Taking a cue from the 21st century skills concept articulated in Levy and Murnane s The New Division of Labor and others, Torp and Sage demonstrate how buiding instructional experiences around problems is a core component of the education that our children deserve I am excited by the possibilities that this book inspires for my work. I m excited to delve into problem based learning in my classroom I wish this book had humanities examples, but there s a pretty good resource section in the back, so I m hoping I can use that to find examples of PBL in action in my content grade level.
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- Problems as Possibilities: Problem-Based Learning for K-16 Education (2nd Edition)
- Linda Torp
- 06 August 2017 Linda Torp