How it Works
Focusing on the project-based learning environment, Dr. Genevra Walters, Superintendent of District 111, has recently reinvented Kankakee’s general-ed program by implementing a new curriculum around standards-aligned projects that promote real-life and career exploration. Here’s how Defined Learning helped Kankakee achieve their goals.
This brief video gives you an overview of Defined Learning. You will walk through the steps of a performance task and learn more about all of the resources available on our easy-to-navigate online platform.
Each performance task in Defined Learning is fully customizable to meet the needs of your classroom. Scale the task up or down to provide differentiated instruction. Modify the audience or situation to mirror a local real-world scenario. Add or remove products to match your available instruction time. Included rubrics can also be modified or create your own. After customizing, assign the task to your students by sharing a simple URL in the platform of your choice.
Through Defined Learning
This video will give you a better understanding of the three-dimensional learning required by the Next Generation Science Standards. You’ll learn how an authentic performance task is a strong instructional tool for engaging students in three-dimensional learning.