In this episode, we talk about how to design projects for an authentic audience, as an extension of the topic of project-based learning.
01:02 Why this topic?
01:51 Working through designing different projects with different teachers
02:33 Who would the kids present to?
02:55 Are we designing the project and then presenting it to an audience? Or are we letting the audience dictate what is going to be the most impactful project?
- Climate change project – presenting implications and recommendations to community members
- Opportunity for students to present at a national science conference
07:17 I would love to see the research on replacing regular knowledge transfer with project-based. What is the validity? How much is actually retained by the student in the project-based delivery format vs the traditional format?
08:38 Suggestions on next steps for teachers;
- Commit to doing a project with your kids
- Think about your students
- Ask: Who cares?
Share what projects you’re designing: