After being sent home last March the world has shifted dramatically. The assumptions that were held as true seem old and antiquated. Educators have been on the front line of
The primary reason I began to transition my Humanities classes to a Project-Based Learning program was to improve student engagement. I was struggling to keep my students motivated and working
One of the enduring conversations PBL educators have about project-based learning is how to differentiate a project from PBL. One distinguishing marker—probably the best differentiator—is that PBL uses a Driving
Have you ever sat in a PD session and the presenter talked about how you should differentiate, but you said in your head… No Way! They are crazy! It all
I was worn out. Period after period, in the library with my sixth-grade Humanities classes, the effort to keep students on task and productive while researching was becoming futile. Students
“How do I do ‘a’ PBL for an Algebra unit?” “Is there a role for the teacher in PBL?” “What is the difference between PBL and inquiry?” Sometimes I feel
Like design thinking, PBL is a process that students master (making it transferable) and then can manage themselves with appropriate support from peers and teachers. The complexity of the process
Deron Chang, Director of Curricular Initiatives, Choate Rosemary Hall (CT) discusses how peer assessment enables students to become more active learners.