Incorporating Literacy in Your Project: An Excerpt from PBL in the Elementary Grades

This book by BIE has just been updated to reflect our model for Gold Standard PBL. The following is from Chapter 3, Planning the Details.

In case you or someone you encounter needs to shift paradigms about literacy and 21st century PBL, we suggest moving... 

From: “We don’t have time for projects. We need to teach basic literacy skills first.”

To: “We must carve out time for projects. Projects create a meaningful reason for students to read and write and they build content knowledge that students need to comprehend texts.”