Project-Based Learning in Online Education

Project-based learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging, and complex question.

The benchmarks of high-quality, project-based learning opportunities include a challenging problem, sustained inquiry, authenticity, student choice, and reflection or revision. In a project-based assessment opportunity, the goal is not just to bubble an answer choice. Instead, the student needs to process through a complex scenario and apply what was learned from the content to produce a unique sample demonstrating understanding. 

So how do we incorporate project-based learning in the virtual world while still being engaging? In AP Statistics, there are four opportunities built right into the course. Students can design several different kinds of simulations (for example, creating a miniature golf simulation) and may have different outcomes depending on the approach they use.

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