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Challenge Based Learning 
From Digital Promise

The Challenge Based Learning user guide is for everyone (students, teachers, parents, administrators, and community members) interested in building learning communities focused on identifying Challenges and implementing thoughtful and sustainable solutions.

Digital Promise Maker Learning 
From Digital Promise

Hands-on, creative, and design-centered learning are elements of “maker learning.” Maker learning, and its core values of agency, authenticity and, audience, is important to teachers, leaders, parents, and especially students. Learn more about Digital Promise’s Maker Learning Initiative.

Ensuring That PBL Is Accessible to All 
From Edutopia

We know that PBL can be a powerful tool to eliminate achievement gaps and help students of all backgrounds develop critical 21st-century learning skills that prepare them to thrive. But how do we ensure that PBL is accessible to all learners?

PBL Quick Start Guide for Teachers 
From Getting Smart

The PBL Quick Start Guide for Teachers is for educators interested in starting or continuing their journey to become more project-ready. Tips for using this guide: Determine a few goals from the Quick Start Guide that you want to work on; Make a plan for how you will work to accomplish your goals; Identify what evidence or artifacts you will collect to demonstrate you are progressing towards your PBL goals; and Share what you worked on or collected with your team or colleagues

PBL Resources 
From Buck Institute for Education

The Buck Institute for Education has assembled a wide array of PBL-related resources created by BIE and collected from fellow PBL travelers. The resources are organized into three broad categories: things to read, to watch, or to interact with.

Preparing Students for a Project-Based World 
From Getting Smart and Buck Institute for Education

In the paper, Preparing Students for a Project-Based World, released jointly by Getting Smart and Buck Institute for Education, we explore equity, economic realities, student engagement and instructional and school design in the preparation of all students for college, career and citizenship.

Project Based Learning articles 
From KQED Mindshift

MindShift articles tagged Project Based Learning. Educators use Project Based Learning to allow students to make projects as they learn certain subjects. MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions.

Project-Based Learning: Raising Student Achievement for All Learners 
From Edutopia

Researchers in Michigan showed that project-based learning in high-poverty communities can produce statistically significant gains in social studies and informational reading—see how they did it in this video.

Real-World Applications of Classroom Learning 
From Edutopia

Read about project-based learning ideas that have your students collaborate with peers around the world and apply their learning to make a difference.

Research Spotlight on Project-Based Learning 
From National Education Association

NEA Reviews of the Research on Best Practices in PBL Education

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