Self-Directed Project-Based Learning Lesson Plan for High School Psychology

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Description

Are you looking for project based learning lesson plans for high school psychology that are engaging, fun, and lead to deep and meaningful learning experiences for all? This self-directed project based learning experience is all of that and then some.

Each student will choose one psychologist, either historical or present-day, and design and lead their own project-based learning experience around that psychologist. They will work within the community, complete an authentic final product of their choosing (ideas available), and give an authentic presentation (ideas available). The templates included in this PBL resource were designed to walk students seamlessly through this experience from design to assessment.

This project was designed using project-based learning principles - student choice, innovation, relevance to students, and impacts the community. The result is a student that is intrinsically motivated to learn, takes charge of their education, strives for improvement, and possesses the tools to problem-solve and think critically.

This self-directed project is Google Apps™ compatible. This resource includes a printable AND digital version. The digital version can be assigned to students via Google Classroom™ where students can add, edit, and share their content with you. No printing is necessary.

Note: The PDF is not editable. The digital version offers the option to overlay text and images and to remove or delete slides to fit your needs.

This product includes:

  1. Guidelines for teachers and students
  2. Research templates
  3. Project planning materials
  4. Project reflection
  5. Project rubric

Time-frame:

Varies by group and schedule. Estimate: ~1-2 weeks

Standards/Benchmarks:

This resource is student-directed. In the project design process, students have the flexibility to add concepts or questions that they would like to explore. If you have specific standards that you need to cover, ask students to add those benchmarks to their project plan.

"I used this project for my Psych final and the students loved it. It gave them so much freedom to create their own final and design it how they wanted." - Kyley 10th Grade

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Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
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