PBL Blended Learning Foundations Program

Grow and develop socially, emotionally and globally aware citizens through project-based learning.

$250 USD per person. 15% discount for groups of 4 or more.

Description

A part-learning part-application accelerated online course to understand the basics of PBL design, assessment and management that will have teachers confident to launch projects in the 2020-2021 school year that engage, ignite and empower their learners.

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Who It's For

Teachers, coordinators, edtech facilitators, and anyone else new to PBL

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Commitment

16 hours total, self-paced

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Cost

$250 USD

15% discount for groups of 4 or more.

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Outcomes

  • Learn components of high-quality project-based experiences
  • Apply the components in the design of your own project
  • Understand difference between ‘doing projects’ and project- based learning
  • Learn the simple 5 step process to design and plan a blended project for learners
  • Learn strategies for multiple and varied formative and summative assessment
  • Have a project-based experience ready to launch with learners
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Includes

  • Four modules with 24 lessons of learning on understanding, assessing, managing and implementing PBL
  • Project Review by expert practitioners
  • Interactive Online Forum for interaction throughout the course
  • Certificate for 16 Professional Development Hours

Preview the Course

Get a taste of the course curriculum! Preview 3 modules online and see the whole table of contents.

“My teachers and I gained tremendous insight through Kyle’s course and coaching by pushing past our comfort zones and providing students with a deeper level of engagement, rigor, active learning, and critical thinking.”
 

Anne Robinson

Instructional Coach at Gompers Prep
“Kyle’s course is a great foundation for anyone who is interested in exploring project-based learning with their students. He provides a road map for educators to build their pedagogical skills around inquiry-learning.”
 

Frank Bradica

Head of School St. Mother Teresa Catholic
“Anyone looking to learn more about PBL whether you are an educator, administrator or a homeschooling parent, whether you’re just getting started or have years of experience, you owe it to yourself to dive into this course headfirst.”

Michael Carberry

Head of School Whole Life Learning Center
Facilitator Bio

Kyle Wagner is the founder and lead consultant for Transform Educational Consulting, an organization that empowers forward thinking schools to grow and develop 21st century learners.

His work with project- based learning and design thinking experiences spans 12 years, three continents and over 15 schools. He has worked with successful public, charter and international schools in the Asia region including ESF, YCIS, IMS and ISB, HARBOUR SCHOOL and VTC. He is the former Coordinator of Futures Academy at the International School of Beijing, a program that uses interdisciplinary project- based learning to connect students to their passions and the world outside of school. His book “The Power of SIMPLE” documents this experience and helps provide simple, research- based strategies for developing students as 21st century problem solvers.

Kyle is also a former educator and project leader at High Tech High, the famous project-based learning school featured on the hit documentary “Most Likely to Succeed.” He holds a M.Ed. (Masters Degree) in Teacher Leadership with a thesis that focuses on developing democratic classrooms and distributed leadership models. When not writing or teaching, he is performing with his original band, participating in karaoke contests and traveling the world with his partner. He currently resides in Hong Kong where he spends time developing schools of the future while helping other school leaders build theirs.

Register yourself or your class.

Total cost per participant is $250 USD.
Ready to learn project-based learning at your own pace?
Click “Individual” to register on Teachable and get started!
 
Want to enroll a number of your teachers for group learning?
Click “Cohort” and fill out the survey so I can create a separate course just for you!
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