Every fall, CTE Online invites grades 7-12 California educators
to apply for our Curriculum Writing Institutes. Each Institute
provides educators with two full days of collaboration and
exploration time to begin planning a project-based learning
project. Travel and substitute reimbursement are provided. The end
product, to be developed and completed by teachers remotely, is a
project complete with four lessons from each teacher.
Types of Institutes
There are two types of Institutes members can apply to
PBL Curriculum Writing Institute:
CTE educators attend individually to write a PBL Project.
Each teacher writes four lessons in their subject area as part
of a single PBL project.
Teams of teachers attend together to write an integrated PBL
These teams include one Career and Technical Education (CTE)
educator and 2-3 academic educators teaching subjects such as
English Language-Arts, Math, Science, World Languages, History, and
Each teacher writes four lessons in their subject area that
ties in to their team's project theme. (Note: Teams apply to the