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, 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.

Personalized Learning

Deeper Learning in High Need Schools

Many of the schools we studied this summer serve high challenge low income communities. They share six characteristics that appear to support the success of low-income students.


Leading for Deeper Learning: 10 Proven Strategies

The majority of schools we studied were purpose built and more than half belong to school development networks committed to deeper learning--two big advantages for leaders seeking to consistently challenge and engage students in meaningful work.