What does Project Based Learning Look Like?
9th and 10th grade
11th and 12th grade
integrated, multidisciplinary
whole school
whole district
english as a second language
at-risk youth
Below are projects taught in rural schools

Community Connections
Andrew Davis, Crescent Valley High School, Corvallis, OR
At-risk eighth grade students immerse in project-based summer experiences which blend counseling services, and rigorous and relevant courses to help students create projects such as poetry put to music, a play performed in French, and a photography exhibit.

Quilting Across the Curriculum
Meggan Stordahl, Jackson Hole High School, Jackson, WY
Students learn textile arts and work with K-12 classrooms throughout the District in an effort to encourage teachers to use quilts as a medium for exploring themes in the curriculum.

Kalo Inc.
Ku Kahakalau, Kanu o ka 'Aina School, Kamuela, HI
Students run a multimedia production business to produce saleable products relating to Native Hawaiian language, culture, and traditions using cutting edge media tools.

Redesigning the Commons
Deena Zarlin, Mendocino High School, Mendocino, CA
Students work with teachers, administrators, and community members on all aspects of designing, planning and constructing a new commons area for the school.

The Amazing Adventures of Kennewick Man
Roger Nieboer, Nay Ah Shing, Onamia, MN
Students research and produce a comic book that is a vehicle for exploring complex issues related to historical "truth" and cultural pride.

Project Based Learning