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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Equity & Access

Empower Generations: Coaching for Higher Quality Project Design and Learner Success

For practitioners of Project-Based Learning ( PBL), the project design process is essential to student success. With this in mind, the team at Empower Generations – a charter high school focused on supporting pregnant and parenting teens – has instituted a collaborative process that demonstrates the value of taking one’s work public, as well […]

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Place Based Education

Connecting Classroom and Community: 7 Strategies to Try (even virtually)

[…] deeper learning remotely. Here are 7 ways to ensure your students connect their learning with themselves, their community, and the content in your classroom. 1. Set a PBL goal for yourself. I get it; it’s daunting to think about how to take what you know about PBL and apply it to your virtual classroom. But […]

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Future of Learning

Can’t Miss Education Conferences in 2023

[…] go to learn about new tools and strategies. This event boasts endless learning opportunities perfect for industry reps, teachers, tech coordinators/directors, administrators, library media specialists and policymakers. PBL World June 26-29, 2023; Napa Valley, CA In-Person This 13th annual event will offer the essential skills needed to coach staff through the PBL process, to reflect […]

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EdTech

Empower Online Learners: Top 10 Pro Tips for Project Design and Delivery

[…] their CoVid-19 support projects. There was even a space for her to pose provocative questions to help propel each group forward. If you are a more advanced PBL teacher, you can turn over project management completely to students through Spinndle, an incredible project management system from Jacqueline Robillard and her team. Pro Tip #3: […]

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EdTech

Analyzing Data: Helping Students Build Digital Literacy Skills

[…] provide meaningful learning opportunities that will help them to better understand the world and acquire the necessary skills to prepare them for the future. Project-based learning ( PBL) has given my students the opportunity to build language skills while also fostering curiosity for learning and empowering them as they explore real-world issues and develop […]

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Future of Learning

Modern Classrooms Support SEL and an Assets Based Approach

[…] shifted my pedagogy without the pandemic, but if I’m honest with myself, this challenge has made me a better teacher.” Coastal Leadership Academy has historically had a strong PBL focus with deep investments in student relationships. They made an early decision to not only maintain these strategies but to also include a standards-based approach when […]

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Personalized Learning

A Platform to Support Competency-Based PBL

[…] information 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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