Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning is a dynamic classroom approach in which students actively explore real-world problems and challenges and acquire a deeper knowledge.

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    Career-Focused PBL

    A school district uses project-based learning to introduce students to a variety of careers starting in kindergarten.
  • PBL Planning

    Summer Planning for PBL

    Low-stress ideas for revising your project-based learning curriculum before you head back to the classroom.
  • Design Thinking

    Designed for Engagement

    A school district uses monthly missions in its design studios to increase student and teacher engagement and foster self-directed learning.
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    Boosting Student Engagement Through Project-Based Learning

    A researcher-practitioner partnership in San Francisco shows promising results for middle school science students.
  • Project-Based Learning

    A Research-Backed Science Curriculum

    Learning collaboratively through projects yields results for middle school students.
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    Starting Small With PBL

    A middle school chemistry teacher has three tips for teachers who find project-based learning daunting.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Student-Centered World Language Classrooms

    A district has overhauled instruction by focusing on project-based learning and communicative proficiency rather than grammar.
  • Place-Based Learning

    A Place-Based Approach to PBL

    A veteran teacher and author discusses how to bring fieldwork into your project-based learning curriculum.
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    Time Management With PBL

    Tips on integrating project-based learning into your curriculum—even in shorter class periods.
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    Junior Historians at Work

    A fourth-grade teacher shares a project-based learning unit that incorporates social studies, literacy, math, and 21st-century skills.