Project-Based Learning

Key Components of PBL at D-PREP

  • Authentic and engaging issue or topic to students
  • Student driven and directed, teacher supported learning
  • Development of creative and critical thinking which leads to problem solving skills
  • Outdoor learning and fieldtrips
  • Learning from a variety of people: professionals, parents, school staff
  • Learning from a variety of resources: books, technology, online resources, interviews
  • Observations – Interdisciplinary learning (involves more than 1 subject)
  • Equal emphasis on the learning process and outcome
  • Final presentation of findings by students to an audience (live presentation, video, powerpoint)