(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.
A Getting Smart white paper that reveals how different components of Deeper Learning and Digital Learning come together to create the most favorable conditions for the best teaching and learning to take place.
1/19/19 Note: Mary Oliver died Thursday at her home in Florida. After more than 15 collections of poems, she had become America’s most beloved and quoted poet. in 2015, after a bout with cancer, she told Krista Tippett she had become “kinder, more people-oriented, more willing…