From the 2015 PBLL ISI:
Throughout these first few days we have worked on what makes a high quality PBLL.
It's important to start using the new Gold Standard PBL
Thereafter, you need to work on creating an engaging Driving Question. Some resources that are available are:
Thanks to the experiences, techniques and guidelines shared by our presenters @senoralopez and @L_Scheller_BIE (Do follow them on Twitter), we have access to this document "World Language Product Guide by level" which helps you align your final product to your challenging problem or question.
Furthermore, we also looked at some authentic ideas that can inspire your projects:
Crafting a compelling Entry Event to Launch your project: By using the idea of developing a unique meal, you need to:
This metaphor refers to having our students design or create a final product that in collaboration with the target audience can serve/aid them in the target language. Do note that PBLL is not intended for our language learners to all of a sudden become saviors of those in the target culture/language.
Updated 2020 » Product Square:
The following product square is used to help you develop your PBLL project. Herein you will find the first sample product square created but do take into consideration that the newly revised one can be seen below. The revised version now includes:
Although a work in progress, the following is an infographic of my "product square" prototype which makes reference to my upcoming PBLL:
Throughout the various intensive summer institute, participants have helped fill this repository with projects that have been designed and most likely implemented in various language classes.
Join us this November at ACTFL 2020 for our simulive session:
El profe Calderón
My experiences attending the Fundamentals of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Online Institute
Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D.