George Lucas Educational Foundation

Angela Haydel DeBarger

Senior Program Officer

At Lucas Education Research, I'm collaborating with education researchers and teachers to study project-based learning. I oversee our elementary and middle school ​project-based learning development and research initiatives. I am deeply interested in assessment integration within PBL that is both rigorous in helping teachers and students to explicitly address learning goals and authentic in supporting the production of meaningful artifacts. I'm also a mom of two boys and experiencing school as a parent!

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    Demonstrating Authentic and Rigorous Learning in PBL

    Ensure authentic, rigorous PBL learning by having students create relevant artifacts, by designing intentional self-assessment opportunities, and by having students present to authentic public audiences.