This article distinguishes between PBL and lightweight "projects" and argues why PBL is essential.
Students present their finished designs to a group of school architects, planners, & designers.
Kindergarten students - mostly English learners - present their stray animals project.
A short animated video that explains in clear language the essential elements of PBL.
Middle school arts project: animated shorts about the Mexico and U.S. border.
Students evaluate the health of their local watershed by studying a small creek.
Essential elements of PBL, 21st century competencies, differences from traditional teaching.
ACE Leadership HS uses architecture, construction, and engineering projects to motivate and teach.
Refine the driving question or design challenge to have the students figure out how to design.
Educators discuss learning outcomes, predict student reactions, and assess student requirements.
Benefits of an online portal for tracking students' learning experiences and teachers' feedback.
A teacher uses strategies to improve English/native language fluency and critical thinking skills.
How to teach academic language to English Learners so they can express their knowledge.
Combine project learning and technology to build effective, authentic learning experiences.
Developing a project that meets state standards of various subject areas' curriculum units.
A great collaborative tool to help teachers and students create Driving Questions.
A video example of the Tuning Protocol process for giving and receiving feedback
Da Vinci Academy alumni explain how PBL prepared them for their future.
This video combines fresh animation and lively presentation by Sam Seidel, about authentic learning.
Teachers discuss the different 21st Century 4 C's competencies required to complete the Propositions Project