Thu, February 01, 2024
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Ignite the Spark – Part 1 – VIRTUAL

Participants are REQUIRED TO ATTEND ALL TRAININGS in the series and complete assignments in between training.

This training includes a one-hour follow-up session where participants will showcase their project plans.

Part 1 – Conducting Project-based learning in OST

Part 2 – Project Showcase

Have you ever wondered how to empower youth to develop their own projects based on their interests and curiosity? This training will introduce you to project-based learning and explore the benefits and challenges of youth choosing their own projects. We will walk you through step-by-step how to implement the components of project-based learning and show you how youth learn through real-world situations and activities.

Upon successful completion of this training series and follow up assignments, the participant will earn 4 clock hours (.4 CEUs) of training.

Ignite the Spark Parts 1 and 2    

Training Objectives:   

  1. Describe Project-Based Learning
  2. Examine the three phases of Project-Based Learning
  3. Design and implementation plan for Project-Based Learning in your program

Core Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs):   

Learning Environments and Curriculum

Physical Environment and Activities

Identify – B. Understands how children and youth learn through relationships, activities, play, and other experiences.

Creative Expression

Apply – A. Incorporates activities promoting creative development.

Relationships and Interactions with Children and Youth

Enhancing Group Experiences

Apply – C. Plans and guides group activities to teach children and youth cooperation and collaboration.

Youth Engagement, Voice and Choice

Apply – D. Promotes and supports child-initiated and youth-led planning and learning.

Primary QIS Scales Addressed:

II. Supportive Environment 

II.H. Scaffolding Learning

II-J. Active Learning

IV. Engaging Environment

IV-O. Furthering Learning

IV-P. Supporting Young People’s Interests

IV-Q. Planning

IV-R. Reflection