PBL is inherently a service-oriented form of instruction; many of the best projects revolve around meaningful social or environmental change.
In project-based learning, mistakes are allowed and even expected. The result? Students become active rather than passive learners.
While it’s true that our students are indeed the future, there are real reasons why we need to remember that they are also a big part of our today.
What is the step-by-step process for effective teaching through project-based learning in your classroom? Like all good teaching, it starts with students.
Differentiation in project-based learning can be supported through the use of protocols and intentional assessment practice.
In PBL, the focus is not on projects but rather the process of learning through those projects.
Project-based learning can benefit from planning ahead–clarity in what students are actually doing and why.
What PBL Can Do For Your School–And What It Can’t by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development *Visit our PBL Workshops Page for workshop options on Project-Based Learning. Project-Based Learning is a great way to reach and teach students, but what is often overlooked is what high quality PBL can do for a school and…
The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 168 PBL Reflections With 3 Middle School Teachers Drew Perkins talks with three teachers from The Berkeley School, Vanessa DeNino, Tanya Madrid-Campbell, and Jeff Sandler, about their experience and reflections from a recent project-based learning unit they implemented with their students. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: The Berkeley School…