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The New Equation for Global Competencies = PBL + SEL

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We surveyed global education leaders from a variety of schools and districts around how to cultivate global competencies. Here are our favorite responses, as well as more on how to join this Smart Planet conversation.

How PBL Transforms the Classroom into the ‘Real World’

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By: Anthony Johnson. My students consistently outperform others in our school and district, and I believe my focus on PBL and hands-on learning is the catalyst. In this post, I share my strategy and techniques.

The Power of Project-Based Instruction in AP Physics

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By: Jack Brunell. I probably don’t have a future as a physicist, but my project-based AP Physics class was nonetheless interesting and applicable to my everyday life. I still remember the experience and lessons learned.

The 5 Pillars of Whole School Transformation

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By: David Ross. Having concluded our recent study of 75 "Exemplar Schools" succeeding at providing 21st-century learning, we believe these are the foundational features necessary to transform into a 21st-century school.

Performance Assessment in Different Learning Environments

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High-quality assessments can improve learning outcomes if they're well suited to their learning environment. In this post, we look at strategies for assessing learning in PBL, Place-Based Education, and language learning settings.

5 Emerging Trends in Project-Based Learning

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By: Rosie Clayton. How will innovative strategies such as internship integration and games-based learning impact the future of project-based learning? Here are five examples of schools pushing boundaries of PBL.

Getting Smart Podcast | Two EdLeaders on Global, High-Quality PBL

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In this episode of the podcast, Rody Boonchouy and Brandon Wiley from the Buck Institute for Education discuss the importance of global, high-quality PBL in the future of education.

Studio-Based Learning and Self-Directed Students at NuVu

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Learn more about how NuVu, an innovation school located in Massachusetts, implements a studio-based learning model that provides students the opportunity to problem-solve through creating and building.

Personalized PBL and Virtual Reality Bring History To Life

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I recently had the opportunity to visit Winton Woods City School District, a New Tech Network school outside of Cincinnati, and witnessed their personalized, project-based learning model firsthand through a student virtual reality project.

Getting Smart Podcast | Project Based Engineering at Olin College

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In this episode of the Getting Smart podcast, Tom and Bonnie discuss how project-based learning is more important than ever for students to succeed and share an interview with Olin College of Engineering students who experience project-based engineering.

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