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Project-Based Learning With Purpose (Grades 3-12) - Bristol, CT

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bristol, Connecticut

42 Century Drive

Bristol, CT 06010

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Project-Based Learning with Purpose: New Strategies and Tools (Grades 3-12)

NEW Seminar Presented by Matinga Ragatz

Award Winning Educator and International Presenter

Specially Designed for Educators Serving Grades 3-12:

Classroom Teachers, Administrators and Peripheral Staff

The Ultimate 2-Day Intensive Training on PBL

  • Master the core and new skills in implementing PBL

  • Understand how to infuse purpose in your PBL units

  • Customize PBL for difficult personalities and/or conditions

Over-Arching Objectives

  • Apply research-based methodologies to your PBL learning environment

  • Learn new ways to elicit buy-in from your students

  • Develop a PBL skills to enhance student engagement

  • Implement cognitive behavioral methods to overcome traditional viewpoints

  • Begin designing a PBL Lesson

Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Discover the key components of creating a PBL environment

  2. Get practical tips from an experience PBL specialist

  3. Reduce behavior issues and increase student motivation during class time

  4. Discover highly effective ways to incorporate their tech tools into everyday learning

  5. Increase student-to-teacher interaction time

  6. Discover powerful, proven techniques to increase classroom interaction and discussion

  7. Learn to extend and enrich your existing curriculum

  8. Discover practical tips for making your content more meaningful and engaging for your students

  9. Design a PBL unit: Identify target standards, create a project scope, pitch your project for peer-review

  10. Receive a resource handbook packed with ideas and suggestions

Practical Ideas and Strategies

Project Based Learning is an effective approach that allows students to research, develop and learn while they learn relevant life skills. In this NEW seminar, multiple-award winning classroom teacher, Matinga Ragatz, will provide powerful strategies for successfully integrating PBL in your classroom or school.

You will be presented with numerous strategies specifically geared for grades 3-12 learning environments. Matinga will introduce you to multiple PBL models, and give you you insight of why they work. All examples are readily adaptable to all content areas.

You will leave this workshop with a wealth of practical ideas and perspectives, increased confidence in meeting the needs of all your students and list of resources of resources that will help you start your PBL journey.

Day 1 - Understanding the Why

8:00-8:30 Registration

8:30 Workshop Begins

11:45-1:00 Lunch on your Own

3:00 Workshop Closes for Day 1


  • Understand why Project Based Learning supports the purpose of school

  • Explore strategies to help your students learn ‘the new normal’

  • Identify and unpack the PBL design process

  • Gather target standards to make content more relevant to students

Day 2 - Understanding the How

8:00 Workshop Begins

11:45-1:00 Lunch on your Own

3:00 Workshop Closes for Day 1

  • Create a project scope statement

  • Create opportunities for student voice and perspective in PBL

  • Pitch your project for peer review and feedback

  • Time to revise and reflect on your project (time permitting)

Other Benefits of Attending

  • Learn key components to successfully implement Project Based Learning

  • Step by Step instruction for building and creating a Project Based Learning experience in grades 3-12

  • The latest education research and trends focused on Project Based Learning

  • Easy-to-use online project management tool to help students manage every step of their projects

  • Receive a comprehensive PBL Handbook

Session Agenda

  • Check-in will begin at 8:00am (A continental breakfast will be awaiting you with coffee, tea and pastries)
  • Program will run from 8:30am-3:00pm
  • Lunch will be on your own

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Certificate of Attendance

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the completion of the workshop that states the following:

  • Workshop Title
  • Date(s)
  • Location
  • Hours
  • Clock Hours = 16.5 hours max

Graduate Professional Development Credit Available

Through a partnership with Brandman University, all programs offered by the International Center for Education qualify for graduate professional development credit for an additional fee paid directly to Brandman University. Details can be found at: https://www.brandman.edu/ICE

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bristol, Connecticut

42 Century Drive

Bristol, CT 06010

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