Archive forOctober, 2010
Over the years, we have argued about whether we should only exhibit student products or if we should also exhibit the process behind the product. While some have had some success exhibiting process, I have not had great models in my mind of ways to exhibit process. Today, I visited the Genesee Community Charter School, a K6 public charter school in Rochester, NY. This is a school that project based learning guru Ron Berger claims has some of the best student products in the country. He sure is right about that, but they also do a great job of exhibiting process. For each project and set of products, they also create a large poster that shows the steps, milestones, readings, writing assignments, examples of student work, rubrics, images, and other elements of the project.
Here are some close-ups of components from some of the posters: