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Supporting student engagement and authentic learning, the STEM PBL Academy strives to support teachers implement high-quality, project-based learning experiences within their classroom

Intended Outcomes of Service:

  • Teachers will gain an understanding of the elements of high-quality project-based learning and attain instructional practices that support this vision.Logo for Help
  • Students will experience authentic standards based learning experiences that allow for student voice and choice, feedback loops, and reflection.

Examples of Service:

  • Supporting teachers in enacting a PBL classroom practice - such as a driving question board
  • Planning and supporting the implementation of a project-based learning experience within classrooms
  • Aiding a school in designing and executing project-based learning related courses

Intended Audiences:

  • Individual or group classroom teachers (grade level, department, etc.)
  • School building or district administrator
  • School building or district leadership team
  • Entire school building or district

Delivery Methods:

  • Small group meeting facilitation
  • Small and large group PBL trainings
  • Classroom observations and coaching
  • Modeling instructional practices within the classroom
  • Individual and small group student support
  • Collaboration with administrators or building leadership teams
  • Assist building and district level teams as a content expert
  • Small group planning with a teacher(s)
  • 1:1 consultation - phone, e-mail, in-person
  • Analyzing data with a teacher(s) or leadership team
  • Coordinating an event, activity, or collaboration

Networks Supported:

  • STEM PBL Academy
  • MAE STEM
  • MI STEM