Project-Based Learning (PBL)
Project-based learning is a dynamic classroom approach in which students actively explore real-world problems and challenges and acquire a deeper knowledge.
- Education Trust President John King describes how working collaboratively in teams—on purposeful, rigorous projects—can support traditionally underserved learners in the classroom and beyond.
- When projects begin with a compelling question that students investigate over time, curiosity can spark the drive to read.872
- Hands-on learning strategies help English language learners participate in discussions—whether in-person or online.345
- New research reveals that when science, reading, and math come together in rigorous hands-on projects, student collaboration, engagement, and achievement can soar.5.5k
- A new study shows that when implemented well, AP courses built around project-based learning can raise test scores for all students, including those in traditionally underserved demographics.4.7k
- Between the launch of a project-based learning unit and the final presentation, targeted instruction and feedback are crucial for student success.416
- This challenging time provides an opportunity for students to work on real-world problems they see every day.3.2k
- Encouraging middle and high school students to talk through differences of opinion can make for stronger projects and greater learning gains.816
- When students face unexpected—but manageable—changes during project-based learning, they learn the valuable skill of adapting.468