PBL Can Start in Your Classroom

(This is an excerpt from Transforming Schools Using Project-Based Learning, Performance Assessment, and Common Core Standards, Jossey-Bass 2015. The authors draw from their experience in the Envision Schools.)

“Project-based learning is great, but it is too hard for teachers to do well.” We have heard this belief stated more times than we can count. Is PBL really so difficult that only a select number of masterful teachers, innovative schools, and dynamic school leaders can pull off high-quality projects? We don't think so.