Torah Day School of Atlanta seeks to fully integrate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in a project based learning environment so that students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and passion to create positive change in the world. Students are taught with an interdisciplinary approach with an emphasis on the design thinking process and problem solving leading to application. Students to develop skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity, all important abilities needed for success in the 21st century.
Student Learning Goals
Student learning of academic content and skill development are at the center of any well-designed project. Like the lens of a camera, our diagram puts the focus of PBL on preparing students for successful school and life experiences.
Key Knowledge and Understanding
Gold Standard PBL teaches students the important content standards, concepts, and in-depth understandings that are fundamental to school subject areas and academic disciplines. In good projects, students learn how to apply knowledge to the real world, and use it to solve problems, answer complex questions, and create high-quality products.