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Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning is not just a trend in education. It is a very specific way of guiding students to ask questions and find their own answers. I have found these resources to be very helpful as I work with teachers to help them understand what project-based learning is and what it isn't.
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Project-Based Learning
  • edutopia.org
    edutopia.org

    5 PBL Best Practices for Redefining the Teacher's Role

    5 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    The role of the teacher has shifted from being the sage on the stage to a guide who develops learning challenges. This article shares ideas for what makes a PBL project successful. What makes this article stand out is that the author shares ideas for how to handle managing feedback which can be overwhelming at times.
  • Beth Still says:
    Ginger Lewman and Kevin Honeycutt are two of my favorite people in the world. Their passion for reaching and engaging students through project-based learning is contagious! They share their some of their wisdom in this video on PBL.
  • Beth Still says:
    The Buck Institute for Education (BIE) helps teachers understand what project-based learning is and how they can incorporate it into their classroom. This website is full of ideas and strategies for anyone who is interested in learning more about PBL.
  • ww2.kqed.org
    ww2.kqed.org

    What Project-Based Learning Is - and What It Isn't

    5 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    It is essential to understand the difference between projects and project-based learning. This useful article succintly explains the differences in terms that are easy to understand. I have this article bookmarked and I share it anytime anyone is looking for an explanation of PBL.
  • edutopia.org
    edutopia.org

    PBL: Jumping in Headfirst

    5 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    Many teachers want to integrate project-based learning in their classrooms, but don't know where to begin. I wish I had this resource ten years ago. Hearing how other teachers went about bring PBL into their classrooms is so useful.
  • edsurge.com
    edsurge.com

    A Guide to Surviving-and Thriving-at Project Based Learning

    5 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    It can be difficult to nail down not just what project-based learning is, but what factors are "must-haves" when it comes to PBL. If you are a teacher who is just starting to explore BPL, this article will help you prioritize your goals.
  • edutopia.org
    edutopia.org

    Learning by Doing: A Teacher Transitions Into PBL

    5 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    Transitioning into a project-based environment is not easy. If you are looking for some solid advice and tips then this article is a must read! I like how the author shared what didn't work. Sometimes as teachers we get so caught up in worrying about failure that it makes us afraid to try new things.
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