(2 customer reviews)

Presenter: Miriam Bogler, Project Pals
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A, 2B, 2C; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3A, 3B, 3C; Learning Environment 4A, 4D; Data-Driven Practice 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D; Professional Practices and Responsibilities 6A, 6B, 6C, 6D; NGSS Science and Engineering Practices 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 

Grade Level: 
Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

How do you help your students tackle a large-scale group project while ensuring that everyone contributes equally? In this informative one-hour course from Project Pals, Miriam Bogler takes you on a step-by-step journey through the Animal Nation project from start to finish. After you have completed this session, you’ll understand how to implement and manage group projects like Animal Nation in Project Pals.

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Simplify your class project managing process with one easy-to-use system. In this course, Project Pals enables you to create a customized template, enriching the scope of the Animal Nation project for your students. Founder and CEO of Project Pals, Miriam Bogler emphasizes building on the foundation of students’ core knowledge to complete the project.

This session works in accordance with the Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP) Animal Nation for Primary K-2. It allows students to work with advanced content and processes through a discipline-based research model. The project is completed by a combination of group and independent research to fulfill state standards.

The Animal Nation project allows students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills about their chosen topic. Students will work together and independently to synthesize their learning and develop a product at the end. Once you have completed this course, you’ll be able to customize the Animal Nation project tailored for the specific needs and goals of your students.

In this 1-hour course, you will learn:

  • Phase 1: Encompassing learning experiences
  • Phase 2: Detailing the independent research process
  • How to implement Animal Nation in Project Pals
  • How to map and manage the project
  • How to promote student collaboration

    Miriam is a former technology teacher and an instructional technology professional with over twenty years of experience. Miriam has a Practical Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Beer-Sheva Practical Engineering College in Israel, a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles and a master’s degree in Educational Technology Leaderships from George Washington University in Washington D.C. Miriam worked as a computer teacher and tech coordinator at several Southern California private and public schools. Miriam’s professional experiences include teaching computer science to students grades K-12, the establishment of a successful after-school technology program, the implementation of a technology school plan, and the creation of instructional materials for teachers to conceptualize, plan and execute projects utilizing technology. In 2002, Miriam established Apollo’s Vision Computer Clubs, a technology-based after school educational club, that provided cutting-edge robotics classes to students in public schools in the greater Los Angeles area. Miriam is now the founder & CEO of Project Pals, an all-in-one project management platform for collaborative and project-based learning. Project Pals is the evolution and culmination of Miriam’s extensive experience utilizing technology to develop 21st century skills. 

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    2 reviews for Implementing PBL with Project Pals – Animal Nation

    1. Amy – MIDLOTHIAN ISD (verified owner)

      It is hard to follow and isn’t as seamless as I was hoping.

    2. Amy – MIDLOTHIAN ISD (verified owner)

      It is hard to follow and isn’t as seamless as I was hoping.

    3. Amy – MIDLOTHIAN ISD (verified owner)

      It is hard to follow and isn’t as seamless as I was hoping.

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