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Riley

Jennings
3-16-16
EDC 311
Is about

Problem-based learning model focuses on student responsibility to solve a problem while
teachers lend support and guidance as the
students work.

Problem-Based Model

Theory and
Planning

Implementing

Assessment and
Motivation

Modifications

Review and Present Problem: Review


Assessment: a lternative
Theory
Technology: take advantage of
the prior k nowledge needed to solve
The Problem-based model is based
assessments and p erformance
the ability to s olve real world
the problem a nd then present the
on cognitive learning theory;
assessments are great options
problems with messy numbers
problem itself; this should attract
students work with each other to
for measuring b oth the content
and ill-defined situations b y
student attention a nd provide a
determine a strategy to solve a
and
c
ritical
t
hinking
l
earning
using technological tools to
concrete focus for the lesson
given problem
objectives targeted in this
measure things we cannot
Devise a Strategy: The students devise
Plan
a strategy a nd you have to walk the
model. Observations are also

Identify Topic: this part is more like
fine line of not letting them go down
acceptable as long as you have
Younger kids: younger students
identifying a problem that can have
too many dead ends in which they
a checklist or rubric to ensure
will n eed more clearly d efined
multiple strategies to be solved;
wont learn a nything, and guiding them
validity and reliability. The
problems and likely a lot more
too much to where they dont develop
not ideal for convergent topics
content
o
bjectives
c
an
b
e
guidance in d etermining their
their own problem solving skills. After
Specify Learning Objectives: there
measured traditionally.
strategies
the
g
roups
h
ave
t
heir
s
trategies
y
ou
is a content objective, that is, the


can either let them go straight to
answer to the problem the
implementing them or reconvene to
Motivation: students are
students are trying to solve, and
discuss every groups strategy as a class
generally motivated b y group
then there is the learning objective
Implement the strategy: In this phase,
work and hands on work, and
which focuses on problem-solving
students implement their strategies
this strategy uses b oth, so
skills and self-direction
and you must be prepared to help
students are typically
Identify Problems: the problem
them transition to actually using their
motivated b y the inherent
strategy a nd monitor
must be based on a topic that the
Discuss and Evaluate Results: Ask the
design of this model
students have background
students to share their results,

knowledge on so that they can
determine their validity, make the
develop an effective strategy
results relevant to the problem, a nd
Access Materials: get all the
make sure everyone is on the same
materials the students will n eed to
page a nd that confusion from the
solve your problem and have
lesson/methods of solving the problem
enough to try and keep groups at 2-
is cleared up
3 members, but this means more
materials, so try to work around
that.


So What?? Hands on learning on questioning and personal discovery the content is much more relevant to students and they are

far more likely to remember it and care about it when they experience the problem identification, strategy devising
and implementation on their own.