Getting Through

Out with the Test, in With PBL: How Project- Based Learning is Transforming Remote Learning

[…] to make e-Learning easier for students in the West Driving Question: How can we best support those new to e-learning? After 8 weeks of continuing to deliver PBL in an online learning environment, Mike Mantelow, a 6th-grade teacher at Yew Chung International School of Beijing and his fellow teammates, has embarked on an ambitious […]

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Personalized Learning

Embracing Partners: 7 Human Resources of PBL

[…] and focusing on real-world challenges. And in a world that is rapidly becoming more tech-infused, globalized, and automated, there is one magic bullet that addresses the aforementioned PBL elements, as well as these evolutionary changes. It’s People: The Human Resources of Project-Based Learning. Here are seven types of potentially valuable partners that can increase […]

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Personalized Learning

A Platform to Support Competency-Based PBL

[…] from Headrush to their district’s SIS. But Headrush is taking a big step in the right direction. For more, see: Competency Tracking Tools Are Overdue Choosing the Right Tools for Amplifying Learning Through PBL Tools for Project-Based Learning: The Landscape Today Stay in-the-know with innovations in learning by signing up for the weekly Smart Update.  

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Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning Provides Path For Increased Awareness of Self, Others and the World

[…] initiatives, the board, or funding, but the priorities have shifted and we’ve moved on to yet another thing. What’s very relevant to me about project-based learning ( PBL) is not only does it offer an instructional pedagogy that works, but it also addresses so many of our needs and does so in a way […]

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Equity & Access

Getting Clearer: HQPBL As An Equity Imperative

By: D. Becton-Consuegra. PBL is a liberatory pedagogy. This is a call to action to be intentional in the ways we disrupt education inequities by using High-Quality PBL practices.

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Future of Learning

‘Voices Of A Learning World’ Aims To Be New Medium for the Global Redesign of Learning

[…] to change or improve learning, they want to collaborate to create something completely new. Their mission, according to Thom Markham—one of the group’s conveners and founder of PBL Global—is to be a global platform for the diverse voices of youth, parents, educators, business leaders, and engaged citizens to come together to evolve a shared […]

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Personalized Learning

3 School Innovation Insights that Challenge Common Assumptions

[…] contexts, Canopy data suggests that the blanket assumption that suburban school innovation outpaces rural and urban schools may be off the mark. 2. Assumption: Project-based learning ( PBL) is attainable mainly in affluent suburban schools. In short, it’s not—but the picture of where and how PBL is taking off is complex. In keeping with […]

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Personalized Learning

3 Ways Leaders Can Create The Conditions for Deeper Learning

[…] the conditions for deeper learning: 1. Start At The Beginning How we start and end things says a lot about who we are. Projects, in a healthy PBL culture, typically have entry events or launches where we do something significant (field work, guest speaker, simulation, activity, etc.) in order to engage our students. If […]

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