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Making PBL Manageable: TPSP Scope & Sequence 

Here’s one of several TAGT Conference take-aways:

TX K-12 Performance Standards Projects are framed around cross-disciplinary ‘tasks’ and two learning phases. Teacher-driven & guided instruction in small or large groups occurs in Phase 1. Phase 2 follows when students undertake independent research and develop high-quality end products that show new knowledge and skills. An excellent set of project examples, resources, forms, rubrics and flexible, adaptable tasks are organized on the TPSP website such as 4th grade examples linked to image above.

A mapped out month-to-month scope & sequence [via Caroline Samuels as developed in Klein ISD] gives a concrete framework for undertaking deep project based learning and makes it more manageable and approachable for teachers to guide students through a TPSP from process to product across the year. A scope & sequence like this provides critical scaffolding for the introduction of essential research skills and for product planning and creation as phased in month-by-month over time. An additional emphasis on community service is ongoing.

NOTE: TPSP projects are designed with differentiated instruction for gifted students in mind and also can be used  to'...provide enhanced academic opportunities for all students.' (via texaspsp.org)

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