USD 101 in southeast Kansas has had a PBL program since fall of 2007 and has been able to establish and grow a strong program.
Kellie Woolf, the Coordinator of the Personalized Learning Program and Steve Woolf, the Superintendent of Erie-Galesburg school district share some of the history of the school program, how it works, and some of the projects their students are doing this year.
- hydroponics/seed center
- maker station
- NASA contest — 4 girls designed a device to measure the radiation on the heat shield of NASA’s new manned spacecraft, the Orion. Out of 200,000 students, this team of girls were in the top 5 finishing teams in the world.
USD101 website: PLP section at www.usd101.com
on Twitter: @kelliekwoolf, @stevewoolfsr
Steve Woolf Sr.
Superintendent at USD 101, Erie Kansas
Coordinator, Personalized Learning Program at Erie High School