Dan Meyer. 3 act math tasks: dozens of math modeling activites: photo/video intro, questions, follow up. https://docs.google.com/a/oregonsd.net/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AjIqyKM9d7ZYdEhtR3BJMmdBWnM2YWxWYVM1UWowTEE#gid=0
What makes a problem really a "real-world", PBL problem? Is it enough just to have a connection to the real world? Dan Meyer lays out the criteria really well in this blog post comparing different teaching approaches to a Girl Scout cookie volume problem
Throughout the school year teachers all over (just like you) are looking for ways to incorporate multiple skills into a lesson while actively engaging their students. With Project Based Learning in the math classroom you can do just that. Not sure what PBL is or how to implement it? Read this to learn all about it, plus where to find nine great resources to implement it in your own classroom!