Don't know if the question is still at issue. I just joined this Ning. There can be many ways that you might connect content to world context.
1. Consider beginning with listing the key concepts the students need to have as a result…"
"The Buck Institute is a good option as previously noted. Another option is http://leadingpbl.org. It's an initiative in Michigan where two education consultants for the county provide training to teachers state-wide. It's founded in the…"
"In the elementary school that I work in, we are VERY limited to the availability of technology. Our 185 students have to share around 80 laptops and chromebooks. And when we do get to use them, it is for a short period of time."