Design Challenges and Guided Lessons

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Meeting the Standards and Integrating the Curriculum

Design-Based Learning starts with the design challenge, based on curriculum standards. As students make their 3-D models, they actively seek out more information in the guided lessons, which use vocabulary from the list of Needs drawn up at the beginning of the challenge.

The Doreen Nelson Method of Design-Based Learning™
Curriculum Integration Chart

curriculum chart