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Virginia is For PBL

Project-Based Learning coming to Virginia!!

Sponsored by Learning Forward Virginia, Buck Institute,
and Chesterfield County Public Schools

OCTOBER 4 – 6, 2018
Chesterfield County, Virginia

CTC@Hull
13900 Hull Street Rd.
Midlothian, Virginia 23112

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Early Bird ( before July 20): $650.00
Regular (after July 20): $700.00
Registration fee includes your selected session, meals during the institute, and materials needed during the session.


Workshop Descriptions:
LEARN: PBL 101
PBL 101 is BIE's foundational three-day workshop. Based on BIE's model of Gold Standard PBL, the workshop provides participants with the skills and knowledge needed to design, assess, and manage a rigorous, relevant, and standards-based project.
LEARN: PBL 201 **NEW MATERIAL!**
Deepening the Quality of Student Work Focus Teaching Practices: Align to Standards, Manage Activities, Assess Student Learning In this engaging and interactive workshop, participants will investigate and apply teaching practices and strategies that can help to strengthen the quality of student work in a PBL classroom. They will develop and reflect on a high-quality project, and will plan for project implementation in order to improve student products and enhance learning.
COACH: Coaching Academy
PBL Coaching Academy is a three-day dynamic workshop engages instructional coaches in best practices for providing sustained support for teachers to enable high quality PBL design and instruction. It is recommended that participants in the Coaching Academy have attended our foundational PBL 101 Workshop.
LEAD: Leadership Academy
PBL Leadership Academy is a three-day workshop for up to 50 instructional leaders and administrators, who may attend as leadership teams. This workshop engages leaders in exploring best practices in leading a school or district in the effective, sustainable implementation of Project Based Learning.

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