(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, addressing 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.
Aaron Schorn details one Hawai'i Preparatory Academy student's capstone journey from senior year to college.
Patty Alper authored a book entitled, Teach to Work, How a Mentor, a Mentee and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America. She presents her findings here.
Here's how to empower your online learners though 10 project designs and deliveries.
Kyle Wagner shares 5 project ideas educators can adopt to explore social justice and anti-racism learning.
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.
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.