Has a project hit the standards? Is the product authentic? How is the presentation? Find models and share tips for how to best assess project-based learning activities.
- When project-based learning doesn’t work out as planned, students can still master content—and teachers can learn something too.
- A state Teacher of the Year used project-based learning to push her students to think critically and apply their learning in math.
- Students take responsibility for their learning and develop solutions for complex problems when their research paper becomes a PBL unit.
- Learning collaboratively through projects yields results for middle school students.
- Stanford professor Linda Darling-Hammond shares how using well-crafted formative and performance assessments, setting meaningful goals, and giving students ownership over the process can powerfully affect teaching and learning.
- Looking for tools and strategies for effective assessment in project-based learning? To support you, we've assembled this guide to helpful resources from Edutopia and beyond.
- By replacing student grades with an end-of-quarter conference, you can change that persistent question of "Will I be graded on this?" to "What can I do better?"
- There’s a tension between project-based learning and standardized testing prep, but also a wide swath of common ground.
- Project-based learning is powerful but complex, so we have solutions to some common problems teachers may encounter.
- Because PBL is about more than learning content, PBL teachers should investigate and experiment with multi-model strategies for assessing their students' learning skills.
- Incorporating standards-based grading into project-based learning is a challenge, but these four practices will help you get started.
- Discover a project-based learning model that motivates students to pursue knowledge and drives academic achievement.
- A fourth-grade teacher shares a project-based learning unit that incorporates social studies, literacy, math, and 21st-century skills.
- Fifth grade teachers reflect on grading students in their PBL pilot program without traditional homework, while keeping parents informed and reconsidering the meaning of grades
- Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller, reinforcing his long-held belief that creativity can be taught and assessed, offers a PBL strategy for how to do just that.