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Thursday, June 2 • 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Digging for Deeper Learning with PBL Lessons

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We know it's essential to teach students soft skills or as we call them in DeKalb Central, the Portrait of a Baron Graduate Competencies". But how can you fit it all in and still teach your standards? Enter- the Bookend Lesson and Project-Based Learning! This session will demonstrate a method of integrating 21st-century skills like Communication and Collaboration into a content lesson. The real magic happens when you realize teaching this way not only grows the skills but also takes the content learning deeper!

Objective #1
Participants will learn about the basics of implementing project-based learning in any classroom K-12. Participants will learn about why PBL is important and dive into the elements of high-quality PBL

Objective #2
Participants will experience a bookend lesson with several learner-centered protocols that encourage deeper understanding through communication and collaboration. We will discuss practical applications for using these learner-centered practices


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Amy Neal

Innovation Coach, DeKalb County Central United Schools
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Kelly Hudson

Innovation Coach, DeKalb Central Schools

Thursday June 2, 2022 1:20pm - 2:10pm EDT
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