Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning and the Common Core: Resource Roundup

Explore a curated compilation of online resources for aligning project-based learning with the Common Core State Standards.

Are you a project-based learning (PBL) school aligning to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)? Are you a CCSS-aligned district needing to see the connections between the CCSS and PBL? Either way, here are some resources for you, broken down into three categories.

Alignment of PBL and the Common Core

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PBL and the Common Core in the Classroom

  • Common Core and PBL in the Classroom (Buck Institute for Education, 2013)

    This BIE Google Hangout goes over some of the major shifts in the Common Core and how PBL can help teachers design projects that teach and assess Common Core standards, including backwards design and performance assessments.

  • Common Core and Project-Based Learning -- Part II (Buck Institute for Education, 2013).

    This Google hangout with BIE's John Larmer goes over specific advice for teachers to design projects aligned to the Common Core.

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ELA- and Math-Specific Guidance

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Related Resources

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