Sustained Support Visits
A great way to strengthen project implementation.
Deepen your ability to implement a Gold Standard project by learning how to reflect on and strengthen the essential project design elements and project based teaching practices in a specific project. Sustained Support sessions are designed to provide ongoing, targeted support so teachers can implement projects more effectively.
We highly recommend scheduling two full-day or four half-day Sustained Support Visits following PBL 101.
This helps to ensure sustainability and momentum of your PBL initiative and ensures that all teachers who have completed PBL 101 continue to develop the skills they need to implement PBL in their classrooms effectively. Research indicates the importance of ongoing support as a feature of successful professional development and transformation in teacher practice.
Your workshop will be facilitated by a member of the PBLWorks National Faculty—all seasoned teachers, administrators, and coaches who are PBL experts.
Each service is a half-day (3 hours of workshop time) or full-day (6 hours of workshop time) with a cohort of up to 35 participants. All participants must have completed the PBL 101 Workshop. Available onsite or online.
Choose from one of several focus areas
All sessions include a facilitated deep dive into the selected focus area, collaborative planning time, and opportunities for feedback on project plans and/or products. Full-Day sessions provide additional opportunities for application, resource exploration, and coaching.
Building a PBL Culture. Cultivate interdependence, belonging, and a positive classroom culture for Project Based Learning.
Managing the Process. Enhance student self-management, foster teamwork, and maximize learning within a project.
Sustained Inquiry. Use student questions to guide learning throughout a project.
Formative Assessment. Use purposeful, ongoing, learner-centered assessment to guide learning in PBL.
Student Reflection. Incorporate intentional reflective structures into your PBL practice.
Literacy. Leverage projects to deepen students’ capacity to read, write, listen, and speak across various contexts and disciplines.
Peer Critique. Build a culture of critique and revision in your PBL classroom.
Implementation Studio. Strengthen PBL implementation through structured protocols and activities tailored to teachers’ needs.
Project Design Refresh. Deepen your vision for PBL and your understanding and application of the Essential Project Design Elements. (Full-day only)