“Nature is not a place to visit, it is home"                                                                                  - Gary Snyder

PARK BASED LEARNING

High-quality projects are great to have sometimes you need a little guidance to really get the most out of the experience. 

With that in mind, we are committed to building a fantastic resource bank to answer some of those all important "How To" questions that have no doubt come up. 

Feel free to reach out with suggestions for additions to this page or for additional support. 

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Popular Resources

Workshop Links

If you're participating in one of our excellent workshops, here are the links that are being referenced. 

 

What is PBL?

 

Graphic - Projects vs. PBL

Components of Effective PBL

Main Course vs. Dessert Learning

 

Enhancing PBL - Going Beyond the Basics

Making Projects More Authentic

Looking For Assessment Opportunities

12 Ways to Include Community Members in Projects

Culture Building in PBL

Starting Your Year with Collaboration

 

"Virtual Visits" Resource Sheets

A large selection of online multimedia resources for teachers to use in "virtual experiential learning" when visiting National Parks isn't possible. Updated frequently! 

Lincoln Boyhood Nat'l Memorial

Hopewell Culture Nat'l Historic Park

Denali Nat'l Park and Preserve

Lewis and Clark Nat'l Historic Trail

Redwood Nat'l Park

Castillo de San Marcos Nat'l Monument

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