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Part 1- Learning with Projects
The right project can motivate anyone to excel.
Learning with responsibility - Responsibility is motivation.
An alternative to academic base education
Classroom environments require students to take an
interest in instructors programs. In high school, there is little
opportunity for students' interest to be recognized or be developed. As
a result, many students, whose interest are out of harmony with the
classroom take no interest in what instructors are trying to do.
CONFLICT! Students then GIVE UP, are labeled failures and are
considered social outcasts.
Project Based Education can offer alternatives that
can redirect rebellious attitudes into productive skills.
The Boy Scouts Eagle Award is based on learning with projects. A
job applicant with an Eagle Scout Award in his résumé is high on the
- Natural Learning Environments
- We all start life with a love to learn, we are curious, we will take
risk and try everything, we have no fear. We have a natural desire to
explore, discover and learn about life. There are no barriers in the
world of young adventures. This is nature’s way to motivate us to learn.
- Project Based Education
- The concept is based on what interest and motivates the student.
Because the instructor cannot customize lesson plans for each
student, he must implement student responsibility. It becomes the
student's responsibility to develop and research projects and
develop a plan of action. The instructor acts as a coach or
facilitator. Instructors take an interest in students' projects
instead of students having to take an interest in topics handed down
- Projects are Learning Tools that
- When faced with a challenge, man has the power to learn without
instructor. This is how Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford
and thousands of other highly successful people became educated.
- Tools of People Who Love to Learn
- People who love to learn do not depend on classrooms for
knowledge; they develop a learning style that is in harmony with
their learning personality. They develop learning tools that works
for them. Learning by doing leads to above average opportunity and
- Self-Education Learning Without
- It is possible for man to educate himself without help or support
from others. In fact, when we learn the art of self-education (learning
how to learn versus how to be taught) we will find, if not create,
opportunity to find success beyond our wildest dreams.