Professional Learning Videos

Depth of Knowledge Video

 This video introduces Depth of Knowledge as a tool to determine "rigor" or cognitive demand in assessments, as well as curricular units, lessons and tasks. It also illustrates the progression of a social studies task from a DOK Level One to a DOK Level Four. The Cognitive Rigor Matrix, a tool developed by Karin Hess, which considers DOK alongside Bloom's Taxonomy, is included below, for reference.

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Project Based Learning

Interested in learning more about
Project Based Learning?
Read the following PBL Introduction
from the Buck Institute of Education.
Afterwards you may want to watch
these videos about Project Based Learning.

Video #1: Project Based Learning Explained

Video #2: Introduction to PBL

Video #3: PBL Overview

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