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Bonnie Lathram is a student advocate and former teacher. Follow her on Twitter: @belathram

13 Tips for Students Getting Started with Project-Based Learning

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The reality is that today's students are heading into a new economy and a vast technological change. We created this quick start guide for students to encourage them to take action and learn through project-based learning.

6 Reasons You Should Work in America’s Parks and Forests

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We both personally benefited from formative experiences working summer jobs on public lands, and invite you to imagine how our society might be improved if every person in America had an opportunity to work and learn in a national park.

Getting Smart Podcast | It’s a Project-Based World and a PBL Movement

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Our latest podcast features three education leaders we were able to speak with at PBL World who explain how they are each investing in high quality PBL to transform the lives of young people.

Liberia Announces Public-Private Partnership to Address its Education Crisis

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In 2013, not a single Liberian student passed the university entrance exam. As the first partner of the Partnership Schools for Liberia initiative, here is how Bridge International Academies is helping the country address its education crisis.

The Students and Parents of Project-Based Learning

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We recently had the opportunity to hear powerful stories from students, parents, and educators at PBL World. In this podcast, you will hear from some of the people we spoke with and learn why they are vested in project-based learning.

9 Ideas for Combatting Boredom in School (and Why Being Bored May Not Be...

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I recently asked friends and educators: What’s the opposite of boredom? What are ways we can combat boredom? And finally, should we? Here are the nine responses, takeaways and helpful tips I received.

5 Organizations Scaling Innovations in Learning Across Africa

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We live in a time of great opportunity to help spread new schools and new tools to those who need them across the planet. Here are five education organizations to watch as they scale innovations in learning across Africa.

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