close You have been logged out, log in again to continue.


New! Are you an Adventist teacher? Click here to join Adventist Teacher Connect to become part of a global network of Adventist teachers!

Adventist Learning Community
0.6 CEU

Project Based Learning in the PreK-12 Classroom

Course Summary

The course focuses on project-based learning, enabling participants to develop unit plans, guided by a driving question which leads to a public group project by students.

What do I need to know?

Teachers need to have access to appropriate grade-level and subject area standards.

After completing this training course, you will earn 0.6 CEUs and a certificate of completion in your Adventist Learning Community e-portfolio.

What will I learn in this course?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. Identify and explain the components of PBL.
  2. Manage a classroom for whole group instruction and small group collaboration.
  3. Design a project-based unit plan.
  4. Embed appropriate formative assessments into a project-based unit plan.
  5. Identify appropriate summative assessments for public projects. 

About the Instructor

Betty F. Nugent, EdD, is an educator with more than 30 years of experience as a teacher, grant writer, special projects coordinator, and administrator. At the university level she has served as a supervisor of student teachers and professor of various educational methods courses. Dr. Nugent graduated from Southern Adventist University, Andrews University, and Walden University. She has authored several articles in educational journals and currently teaches at Forest Lake Academy in Apopka, FL.


2 months ago
star star star star star_border

Good to learn about the projects.

2 months ago
star star star_border star_border star_border

A simplistic start at a basic understanding of project based learning. The suggested readings provide more detail than the course does. I wish there were examples of what PBL could look like in the course and an explanation of PBL and how to manage stude... Read More

2 months ago
star star star star star

Very Informative with many examples of what PBL looks like along with assessments. Now the question would be how would one implement such learning during this pandemic since social distancing is required.

North American Division Office of Education
0.6 CEU
star star star star star_border 3
Self-paced course
Curriculum Teacher Standards
Instruction Teacher Standards
Assessment Teacher Standards
Professional Learning Teacher Standards