Monday, 14 November 2016

Project Based Learning
 Lesson 2
2.1 Essential Question:
          Put in writing the question that will engage the students
How important are forest to us?

2.2 Grouping Strategy:
            Describe the criteria that will be used to form students’ team and how this maps to the goals of the project.
Team will comprise groups of students of mixed gender, and mixed ability and skills.
One of the goals is to promote teamwork in mixed ability groups so that higher ability students get opportunities for peer instruction, and lower ability students benefit from the more advanced collaboration that will arise from this.

2.3 Learning Environment:
            Describe the learning environment for the project including any classroom adaptation that will be required.
A group work in the classroom will be carried out to allow more effective interaction among team members.
  Computer labs will be used for the majority of the online work.
 Library will be used for collecting the information about the various forests of Kerala.
Some collaboration between students will take place through email/blog/whats’ App.

2.4Assessment Approach:
            Describe the approach for:
            2.41 Authentic Assessment:
1.      Actual collection of content related to the topic.
2.      Presentation on a chart.
3.       Peer interaction
2.42 Formative Assessment:
Regular feedback will be provided as the students work  for preparation of charts and files

2.43 Summative Assessment:
Assessment will be conducted on
·         Team  portfolios in blogs/emails
·         PowerPoint presentation   or charts.

2.44 Rubrics:
Rubrics will be used to assess:

Final presentations

2.45 Grading:
Project grades will be based on a combination of scores from assessments made during the project. A rubric will be used to compile grades. 

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