PBL Made Simple: Lessons for the Classroom

 
9789814253949: PBL Made Simple: Lessons for the Classroom

PBL Made Simple is written to assist teachers in understanding how to apply problem-based learning (PBL) in the classroom. Teachers are introduced to the different processes required to enable them to empower their students in PBL. This book also provides examples of lesson plans for the primary, secondary and tertiary levels so that teachers will be more equipped in adapting, modifying and designing even better PBL lessons for their students in class, as well as in the schools. This book hopes to encourage more flexibility in thinking so that teachers, and eventually students, will be able to think out-of-the box and see many possible solutions to the problems as they exercise multiple perspective-taking, collaborative work, problem-solving and knowledge of their academic areas.
This is a must-read for all pre-service and in-service teachers, as well as other teachers in schools, both locally and overseas. It can be used as a textbook for the teaching of PBL, as well as a supplementary book for teachers who wish to use this approach in their teaching

Key Feature : Practical guide for teachers interested in facilitating and designing PBL experiences. Provides sample lessons which can be adapted or modified to suit different academic levels in primary, secondary and tertiary schools Introduces the different processes involved in problem-based learning so as to encourage flexibility of thinking, not only in teachers, but students too Contributors include pre-service and in-service teachers from Singapore, Australia and Indonesia

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About the Author:

Jessie Ee is an Associate Professor in the Psychological Studies Academic Group at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. She is the main co-author of Thinking about Thinking: What educators need to know and Empowering Metacognition through Social-Emotional Learning: Lessons for the Classroom. Her research interest includes teaching different methodological approaches in enhancing thinking and learning e.g. PBL, P4C, SEL and strategy-based instruction for teachers. Oon Seng Tan is the Dean of Foundation Programmes at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. In addition, Associate Professor Tan is the Editor-in-Chief for the journal Educational Research for Policy and Practice. He is also the author of several problem-based learning books including Problem-based Learning Innovation: Using problems to power learning in the 21st century, Enhancing Thinking through Problem-based Learning Approaches: International Perspectives, Problem-based Learning in e-Learning Breakthroughs and Problem-based Learning and Creativity.

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