Project-based Learning (PBL) is a dynamic and interactive methodology employed in playschools, including REAL Kids kindergarten Petaling Jaya, alongside other REAL Kids centres. It nurtures the inquisitiveness, inventiveness, and analytical thinking abilities of young learners. By offering purposeful and captivating experiences, PBL stimulates exploration, problem-solving, teamwork, and a deeper comprehension of the surrounding world. By implementing PBL, REAL Kids is able to create an engaging and immersive learning environment that cultivates children’s curiosity, ignites their creativity, and prepares them for a lifelong love for learning.
Preschoolers work together in small groups, promoting teamwork, communication, and social skills. They actively explore, observe, and experiment to gather information and make discoveries related to the project. Teachers act as facilitators, guiding and supporting children as they delve deeper into their investigations. These investigations encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity. They may involve conducting experiments, creating artwork, building models, conducting surveys, or engaging in dramatic play related to the project topic. These hands-on experiences allow children to establish connections, develop new skills, and reinforce their understanding of concepts in a meaningful way.
PBL enables students to obtain more in depth knowledge of the subjects they are studying as children are more involved, active and engaged in their learning. In the process of completing their projects, children are able to: