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Projects at Method 

Method hired some of the best and brightest project based learning (PBL) professionals in California to create projects and teach students using this exciting and proven Method. Students at Method participate in group and individual projects that reinforce the curriculum and build problem solving skills. Projects also drive home the important points students should remember since they’re immediately applying what they learn.

What Kind of Projects do Students at Method Work on?

Students at Method work on a variety of projects that make learning fun and engaging. In this area, we’ll list a number of projects students might work on while at Method. Examples include forming a restaurant, building a bridge, or making a video that could be used to promote the United States. All our projects are aligned with key components of curriculum so that learning is reinforced in a way that feels natural and seamless.

Past Group Projects

Methodville: This was a group project that explored the differences between urban, suburban, and rural landscapes. Students build 32 SF models of their ideally-built master planned community. Students explored the various challenges that occur with each type of land use. At the culmination of Methodville, students hosted an exhibition for students and the community at both Method Mission Valley and Murrieta centers.

methodville_sliderMethodville with Grades 3-5 in Murrieta

 

More on Project Based Learning

Method Schools believes Project Based Learning is an effective learning modality to engage students and assist in retention of critical content. We provide a rich and engaging educational experience for all student, by combining Project Based Learning with the experiential and problem solving approach.Methods

Method Schools has created a variety of collaborative projects that supplement curriculum in order to extend the learning experience of critical concepts. From building ancient civilization models to reinforce historical concepts to developing and pitching a new business idea to potential investors, Method Schools offers a variety of modalities from which students can demonstrate their learning.

Key benefits of Project Based Learning are:

  • Students are active, not passive; a project engages their hearts and minds, and provides real-world relevance for learning
  • After completing a project, students remember what they learn and retain it longer than is often the case with traditional instruction.
  • Students understand content more deeply and learn how to take responsibility and build confidence, solve problems, work collaboratively, communicate ideas, and be creative innovators.
  • The Common Core and other present-day standards emphasize real-world application of knowledge and skills, and the development of the 21st century competencies such as critical thinking, communication in a variety of media, and collaboration. PBL provides an effective way to address such standards.
  • Provides increased opportunities for the use of technology. Teachers and students can connect with experts, partners, and audiences around the world, and use tech tools to find resources and information, create products, and collaborate more effectively.
  • Provides increased opportunities for the use of technology. Teachers and students can connect with experts, partners, and audiences around the world, and use tech tools to find resources and information, create products, and collaborate more effectively.
  • Project Based Learning allows teachers to work more closely with active, engaged students doing high-quality, meaningful work, and in many cases to rediscover the joy of learning alongside their students.

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