Episode 5: Assessment in PBL Part 1 - Let's Talk About the Basics
Hopping on the PBL train can be easy in theory – who doesn’t want to engage their students in meaningful work? But in practice, it can seem tricky and overwhelming, especially when it comes to assessment.
In this episode, Josh and Andrea sit down with Meganmarie Dennis, a Magnify Learning PBL Facilitator to discuss the idea of assessment in PBL. From everyday assessment practices such as evaluating projects and benchmarks, to creating and utilizing rubrics successfully, and how to make sure students are able to utilize those rubrics, our hosts and their guest lay down some of the basic assessment practices in PBL. This episode serves as the first in a series of episodes addressing the idea and practice of assessment in PBL, one of the most frequently asked-about topics in PBL Jumpstart workshops.
Check out Episode 5 now to hear their conversation about assessment in PBL.
Resources & Links mentioned in this Episode
For tips and resources on PBL rubrics, check out Project-Based Learning Tools under Resources.