Category Archives: Project Based Learning PBL

Medical Mystery PBL for Anatomy & Physiology

How do you keep 120 teenagers engaged in a memorization-heavy class? This is a question that has kept me awake many nights! My Anatomy and Physiology classes are really large this year. I have 4 sections and close to 120 … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Reproductive System!

Teaching the Reproductive System to High School Students can be Interesting…. My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Endocrine System!

The Endocrine System Simplified! My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk at the … Continue reading

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The Complicated Patient: An Authentic PBL for High School Anatomy

What’s more fun than an autopsy? If you read my previous post (read it here¬†)on the big review PBL I wrote for my Anatomy students (& will use to review A&P in Forensics as well), you know how much my … Continue reading

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Assistant Medical Examiner Training Program- A Comprehensive PBL for High School Anatomy (or Forensics) Classes!

How Do I Keep My Students Engaged At The End of The Year?¬† How About Training To Be Assistant Medical Examiners? It seems like every school year…. I flip the calendar to May and my students start thinking school is … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Nervous System!

The Struggle Continues….. My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk  at the conclusion … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Muscular System!

3D Learning in Anatomy… I’m HOOKED! This year, I’ve been experimenting with providing my Anatomy classes opportunities to learn the human body in different ways, rather than the traditional “I can label a flat diagram with all the correct parts” … Continue reading

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