Project-Based Learning

April 6, 2021

Making Project-Based Learning Inclusive in a Hybrid Setting

This article provides an overview of a set of strategies that elementary teachers used to engage face-to-face and remote learners.  One innovative strategy that was used to accommodate remote learners with slow internet was to allow students to record their presentations to explain the process and results of their experiments. These students were extremely creative in their approach. This strategy can also be used to help students overcome their fear of […]
March 18, 2021

Closing the Global Achievement Gap with PBL

Checkout this short article. All of the components mentioned are integrated into the PBL Centric platform to accelerate learning and prepare our students for a dynamic future. Wrapped around all of these components is an academic and social support system to assist students on the journey to success: · Critical Thinking and Problem Solving· Collaboration Across Networks and Leading by Influence· Agility and Adaptability· Initiative and Entrepreneurship· Effective Oral and […]
March 17, 2021

4 Equity Levers in Project Based Learning

This is a short, clear article on how PBL and Equity can look. As said in the opening quote by the National Equity Project, “Educational equity means that each child receives what they need to develop to their full academic and social potential.” PBL is an amazing tool in this path because it helps learners to build skills they will be able to use in a variety of ways and […]
February 4, 2021

Fast Forward: Is it time for project-based curriculum to replace traditional model?

This is part of a series on the cultural and technological shifts impacting education.  This article discusses how the pandemic has forced educators to use additional strategies to engage students during remote learning.  A number of educators have turned to project-based and active learning strategies to maintain a high level of student interested and engagement.  The primary question raised was, can educators return to traditional pedagogical strategies post-pandemic? Is it […]
February 2, 2021

A step-by-step guide to project-based learning

This short overview provides a simplistic step-by-step strategy to develop and implement project-based learning (PBL). Those steps include: 1. Define the goal 2. Choosing a specific problem 3. Plan and facilitate the process 4. Demonstration time 5. Reflection Although implementing PBL is much more involved than these beginning steps, they can serve as an excellent starting framework. The article does mentioned that one of the most important aspects of PBL […]
February 2, 2021

Project Based Learning: Start Here

This article is an excellent resource and reference guide for the educators who is interested in integrating problem-based learning into their classroom and curriculum.  Links are provided to premier project-based learners non-profits who have a wealth of knowledge about PBL strategies and implementation. Great starting point for novice and veteran educators. Caesar Mickens Jr, Director of Professional Learning and Innovation This article was first published on Cult of Pedagogy. Our […]