1. Establish Project Goals, Objectives & Standards
What do you want to accomplish?
Your first decision is to determine your specific project
Your project design will look quite different depending on the goals. A
common mistake is trying to cover too many things, whereas the best projects focus on one
or two specific areas. There are many goals from which to choose:
Identify the Learning Objectives
In the rush to "do" the latest hot technology,
it's easy to gloss over the required curriculum. Be sure that you and your students know
the learning objectives that your project must support.
- What required coursework will this project teach or supplement?
- Where does the project fit into your curriculum guidelines?
- Is the project aligned with your required curriculum framework and
Standards & Frameworks
Valley Central Schools in New York has assembled an impressive annotated
list of Internet sites with K-12 educational standards and curriculum frameworks