I believe that projects can help our children learn a great deal. When structured properly, they can facilitate learning and let students show that knowledge in a creative way. Enter our Native Cultures Project. First is the description of this project and each students’ personal organization as we begin. This will be completed on Thursday in class (the primary objective is the selection of a Big Question to answer through this research):
Next, my list of due dates. I have checkpoints every couple days to ensure that no student is lagging behind, and that groups/partnerships are productively working towards completion of their Big Question:
Here are some project ideas. As long as students are working productively towards their Big Question, any of these (or more) are suitable presentations of such learning ):
And finally, the rubric. Be sure you check yourself to make sure everything is done!