Ideas for Real World Learning Units

Collections of RWL Units

TEACH Engineering - Browse Curriculum Page

Envision Schools - Project Exchange

High Tech High - Seven Successful Projects

High Tech High - Project Database

The TakingItGlobal Activities Database

Favorite TakingItGlobal Links

ResulTech Real World Learning Units

**Community Building mini-unit**

includes the Story of Me in 5 Pictures

Solving Health Issues in our Community

Social Justice Unit

Theme Park Unit

The Beginning of Some Unit Ideas with Resources

The Amistad Case

Comics Lab

Community Action Lab


more resources for a Forensics Unit

Creating Documentaries

Places to Look for More RWL Unit Ideas

The Educational Video Center (EVC)

An alternative school in NYC, using documentary making as the vehicle for their curriculum

Maine Memory Network

Gets Maine's students working with local historical societies to electronically archive their primary resources. Allows students to handle and become familiar with documents about their area, learn to be archivists, and then be able to access the resources electronically in the future.

Edutopia - Project Based Learning

Classroom Examples from Calif's PBL w Multimedia Project

Labs at CART