Exemplary Projects


Buck Institute of Education
The Buck Institute for Education (BIE) is a non-profit, research and development organization dedicated to improving the practice of teaching and the process of learning.
http://www.bie.org

Brazilian-California Water Pollution Project
A collaborative project between students from US and Brazil to study ecological concerns related to water pollution.
http://www.garlic.com/~lullah/brazilus/water.html

Collaborative Projects for Science
Nine collaborative Science projects to do with your class for grades 1 to 12. Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE).
http://www.k12science.org/collabprojs.html

Cyberfair Competition
Students conduct research and publish their findings on the Web. Recognition is given to the best projects in each of eight categories: local leaders, businesses, community organizations, historical landmarks, environment, music, art, and local specialties.
http://www.globalschoolnet.org/gsh/cf/

Doors to Diplomacy Competition
Students form teams to produce web projects that teach others about the importance of international affairs and diplomacy.
http://www.globalschoolnet.org/GSH/doors/index.html
Exemplary Projects from EWYL

A list compiled by Linda Ullah with different projects done by teachers of different subjects and levels.
http://my-ecoach.com/online/webresourcelist.php?rlid=7979

Exemplary Projects from Intel's "Designing Effective Projects"
A list containing more than 50 projects for different grades and subjects. Each project has a unit summary, curriculum framing questions, assessment process, instructional procedures and activities.
http://www97.intel.com/en/ProjectDesign/UnitPlanIndex/GradeIndex/

Exemplary Projects from PBL.net
Extensive list, different levels and subjects.
http://www.wested.org/pblnet/exemplary_projects.html

GLEF Projects
Video documentaries on Project Based Learning experiences in different schools. Each video shows different experiences of real work in real classrooms.

ISTE lessons
A set of nine projects for different levels and subjects to use with your students within Think.com.
http://www.think.com/iste/

KidProj
Students through secondary school join global projects. Teachers and youth group leaders from around the world plan activities and projects for their students in KIDPROJ-COORD, the adult discussion area of KIDPROJ. Student work is posted on the web in Kidlink's KidSpace. Different languages available.
http://www.kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/projects.html

Learning Circles
Interactive, project-based partnerships among a small number of schools located throughout the world.
http://www.iearn.org/circles/

Multicultural Recipe Book
Students will learn about and experience differences and similarities of cultures, traditions, and foods (recipes) within and across a variety of cultures. Students utilize the Internet to gather, learn, and communicate information about recipes, descriptions of traditions and customs, and student created graphics of a variety of cultures from around the world.
http://www.kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/Recipe/

My Europe
Web-based project which aims to help teachers raise their pupils' awareness of what it means to be a young citizen in Europe. By involving a network of more than 6000 schools, the diversity of Europe is brought into the classroom via the Internet, because the path to living together in Europe starts at school! European Schoolnet.
http://myeurope.eun.org/ww/en/pub/myeurope/home.htm

Project Based Learning with Multimedia
Project-based learning with multimedia examples.
http://pblmm.k12.ca.us/examples_main.htm

Real Time Data Projects
Six hands-on projects and real-time data investigations to study factors that affect weather and climate for grades 5 to 10. Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE).
http://www.k12science.org/realtimeproj.html

The Best WebQuests
A collection of the top ranked Webquests by Tom March. You can choose your webquest from different subjects and levels.
http://www.bestwebquests.com/

The Globe Project
The GLOBE Program (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based education and science program. Implemented through a cooperative agreement between NASA, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) in Boulder, Colorado and Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. GLOBE is a cooperative effort of schools in partnership with colleges and universities, state and local school systems, and non-government organizations. Internationally, GLOBE is a partnership between the United States and over 100 countries that manage and support their unique national and regional program infrastructure and activities. Available in six different languages.
http://www.globe.gov

The Way We Are
This email project answers the following questions: When I hear the name of a country, what is the first image that comes to my mind? When I meet and ask questions of someone from that country, what new information have I gathered about this country? What do I know about Canada's, and other country's, involvement in the development of that country? What is my new impression of that country, now that I have all of this information? E-Pals.
http://www.epals.com/projects/thewayweare/

ThinkQuest Competition
Students work in teams to build innovative and educational websites to share with the world. Along the way, they learn research, writing, teamwork, and technology skills and compete for exciting prizes. Oracle Education Foundation.
http://www.thinkquest.org