Project Unpacking: Math in PBL
PBL Essentials: Core Content and Draft/Revision
Project Unpackings provide an in-depth exploration of project design. Facilitators will share the story of a past project and will pause for moments of reflection and deeper dives into essential components of project design. In this interactive workshop, Mele Sato will share the story of the project "How My Community Functions." We will dive into PBL Essentials: Core Content and Draft/Revision.
Project Description: In many ways, the neighborhoods we grow up in form us and become an important part of our identity. This project is designed to help students take a deeper look at the neighborhoods that are building them, and how they can, in turn, build something new themselves. Students will produce a neighborhood construction illustrating identity, functionality, resources, “rules”, and evidence. Students will analyze their neighborhood through three lenses:
How is the neighborhood constructed physically - what defines it? What creates borders in your neighborhood? Zip codes? Freeways? People?
What “resources” are available in their neighborhood?
How they might “redesign” the neighborhood if given the chance.
Area as a composition of smaller areas.
Functions as an isomorphism of neighborhoods… they have max, min, domain, range, rules, inputs, outputs, inflection points.
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