Ages of learners
We make project-based learning easier.
Students Learn When Interested
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that people learn by doing and stay motivated through topics of interest. The interdisciplinary nature of the real world means students need to synthesize information and polish the life skills needed for the 21st Century Economy. Innovative schools across the United States and Canada are using Project Foundry as a management tool to help engage students by facilitating student-directed, teacher-organized and/or school-initiated project-based learning. If you're truly doing Project-Based Learning, you'll want to see Project Foundry in action.
Piles of Paperwork Are Not Easy to Search
Project-based learning in practice can be more challenging than traditional chalk-talk without the right tools and training. Piles of project proposals, time logs, and learning standard binders can be a real drag! Project Foundry streamlines the paperwork and validates the learning by collecting the documents through an intuitive user interface that parallels PBL best practices. With Project Foundry you can spend more time with students, and less time organizing stacks of paperwork or folders of spreadsheets.
Generate Standard-based Transcripts Quickly
Schools need to demonstrate that students are learning their respective state learning standards/outcomes required for graduation. Project Foundry helps dynamic learning environments demonstrate accountability by providing the ability to align and evaluate projects against state learning standards. In addition, Project Foundry provides powerful tools for self and peer assessment along the way. As a result, schools using Project Foundry have a series of useful reports, a standards-based transcript, and project-by-project drill downs that communicate academic progress.
Life Skills Are Part of the Learning Process
The skills needed to succeed in the 21st century economy need to be practiced, refined, and then refined again. Content mastery is no longer enough to remain competitive in the global economy. Hands on, experiential, problem-based instruction gives students the opportunity to practice and refine the life skills they will need to succeed. Project Foundry scaffolds best practices while reinforcing process improvement and short feedback loops.
Digital Portfolios Should Be Digital
As digital natives, students can quickly learn the tools necessary to build representative portfolios. However, the challenge for teachers and schools is collecting and organizing tangible experiences in a way students can quickly and easily reflect and represent their work. With Project Foundry, students and teachers collect their documentation of learning intuitively along the learning process. Then, when students are ready to represent their work, they can quickly and easily build their portfolio with Project Foundry's easy-to-use website builder.