Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn | KQED
Allowing kids to deeply engage with a project they are passionate about also helps produce more positive memories of school, Stager said. “The reason the Maker Movement is so exciting is it can reenergize the classroom and it can make high quality memories of education,” he said.
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Building Rigorous Projects That Are Core to Learning (Keys to PBL Series Part 2)
Project-based learning doesn't mean leaving standards behind. Follow these tips to plan projects that challenge your students and align with core learning goals.
Structuring Collaboration for Student Success (Keys to PBL Series Part 3)
PBL provides a unique opportunity to help students practice critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity. Learn how to optimize the environment for teamwork in your classroom.
Whirlwind Tour of PBL Schools Reveals Key Takeaways
British educator Tom Stephens spent five weeks this summer studying our educational system and PBL up close on the hunt for good ideas to take home. See what he discovered.
Nex+Gen Academy is a public school of choice in Albuquerque, NM where Project-Based Learning and technology integration are core to the school culture.
My PBL Pet Peeves: 4 Common Misconceptions
Andrew Miller firmly addresses some common misunderstandings about PBL, including the ideas that projects are lessons and the public audience can be random.
Facilitating Learning in a Student-Driven Environment (Keys to PBL Series Part 4)
When they are directly involved in planning and steering projects, students are more invested in their learning. Get ideas for empowering your students to work independently.
To be a student centered school educators must first know and understand how our students learn. Educators must be aware of where students come from and the learning tools they are most familiar...
Stock Market PBL
The problem based learning activity presents middle school students with the opportunity to buy and sell stocks. The students are responsible for researching and buying stocks, creating and maintaining an Excel spreadsheet, and tracking the profits and losses for a given time period. ...