Project Based Learning


Project Approach

The Project Approach, a specific kind of project-based learning, brings a number of advantages to any classroom and represents best practices in 21st-century education. It fits securely within both a long history of innovative teaching and learning practices—dating back, at least, to the 16th century—and within the framework of today’s growing body of research on what students need to find success and fulfillment in the current (and future) world.

Websites

Doing with understanding: Lessons from research on problem-and project-based learning
Best Educational Websites for PBL
The Project Approach
George Lucas Foundation Project-based Learning Resources
Project Based Learning in Elementary School
Internet Sites Supporting Project Based Teaching and Learning
West Virginia PBL site - Teach21 and Learn21
The Buck Institute - PBL
The Learning Review
Real World Math
High Tech High
Technology at the Intersection of Common Core and PBL


Articles

A review of research on project-based learning
Enacting project based science
Challenge in a mathematics classroom: Students' motivation and strategies in **project**-**based learning**
A collaborative model for helping middle grade science teachers learn **project**-**based** instruction
**Project**-**based learning** with the World Wide Web: A qualitative study of resource integration
Problem **based learning**: An instructional model and its constructivist framework
A computer-mediated support system for **project**-**based learning**
Inquiry in **project**-**based** science classrooms: Initial attempts by middle school students


Video Ideas
Brad Flickinger, technology teacher at Bethke Elementary School in Timnath, Colorado

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Problem Based Learning
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