Home Topics Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning

(PBL) is an instructional approach where traditional, direct classroom instruction and tests are replaced by authentic, often interdisciplinary projects, usually designed by the student with guidance from instructors/coaches, addresssing real-world problems as the assessment instead of a test. It also is closely related to deeper learning, challenge-based learning, interest-based learning and more.

Project-Based Learning

Home Topics Project-Based Learning
(PBL) is an instructional approach where traditional, direct classroom instruction and tests are replaced by authentic, often interdisciplinary projects, usually designed by the student with guidance from instructors/coaches, addresssing real-world problems as the assessment instead of a test. It also is closely related to deeper learning, challenge-based learning, interest-based learning and more.

ALL CONTENT

Students as Coauthors of Learning: A Resources Guide

1
Shares
By inviting learners to coauthor experiences we help them build the most important skills and dispositions they’ll need to succeed in a changing world. Tom shares coauthoring resources for project-based learning, teacher tools and competencies, a list of systems that are best in class.

Building a Capstone Program: Rooting Education in the Growing Capacities of Youth

0
Shares
Capstones have the power to create a unique academic identity rooted in learner empowerment, relevance, and authenticity. Aaron Schorn shares the first steps in building a Capstone program.

Microlearning – Is Small the New Big Idea?

0
Shares
In a big world where platforms dominate, how can small, agile players shape the ecosystem? In education, how can microlearning - microschools and bite-sized learning - change the laying of the land?

One Stone Students Serve Up the Glass Half Full

0
Shares
One Stone hosted their annual fundraiser One Half Event virtually and saw great success. Here is a recap.

The Rise of Skills-Based Hiring And What it Means for Education

1
Shares
The pandemic broke some old conventions and accelerated other trends. One convention that, for many tech employers, fell by the wayside was requiring degrees for every position. A trend that…

The 5 Steps of Design Thinking Help Drive School Improvements

0
Shares
How can educators ensure a commitment to continuous improvement? Long-time educator and former engineer, Ben Owens, explores one of the most powerful tools: design thinking.

Dr. Fernande Raine On Using History and Museums to Incubate Changemakers

0
Shares
On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom is joined by Fernande Raine, founder and CEO of Got history.

Learner-Centered and Project-Based Middle Schools

1
Shares
Middle schools across the country are changing the world for better through meaningful project-based learning.

Human Expression: Why It Should Be A Global Goal And How Crypto Can Help

0
Shares
Human expression is essential to a meaningful future. New mediums and models are making it easier than ever to make a living. We must adapt how we talk about creativity.

The Story of Transforming A System: Spring Grove Schools

0
Shares
By: Gina Meinertz. Globally, school systems are in need of shifting power, practices, and tradition to a more student-centered learning model.

FEATURED

Upcoming Events