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Buck Institute is expanding. Introducing...PBLWorks!

Since we first started offering our Project Based Learning services and tools, we’ve evolved into so much more. More resources. More workshops. More content, made even better because we’re receiving more and more input from teachers, schools, and districts all over the country, all the time. So we’re giving these services a new name.

Here's the story
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At PBLWorks, we build the capacity of teachers and school leaders to design and facilitate quality Project Based Learning.

Why PBL?

Because Project Based Learning works. It engages students in learning that is deep and long-lasting. PBL can be transformative for students – especially those furthest from educational opportunity.

See the evidence and impact of PBL below...

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Student Impact

A great project engages students in deeper learning.


See the impact

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Success Stories

Teachers, leaders, and students share their own PBL stories.


Read more stories

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Research & Evidence

PBL ​works​ to transform students’ educational experiences.


Explore the research

Our exclusive focus is supporting educators like you with quality PBL professional development.

Are you ready to move from theory into practice with Project Based Learning?

Then our in-person workshops are for you.


For individuals and small teams

Explore our public events to find a workshop near you.


See public events

For schools and districts

Schedule an onsite service for your teachers and staff.


Explore onsite services

For district partnerships

Learn more about our multi-year program for PBL support.


Learn about partnerships


PBLWorks by the numbers...

Teachers and leaders across all 50 states have been trained by PBLWorks
Schools have implemented PBL with our support
40 +
Districts have partnered with PBLWorks for system-wide change

Ready to dive into PBL? Be sure to check out...

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Project Cards

Our Project Cards with over 60 Gold Standard PBL project ideas.


View the projects

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Project Planner

The Project Planner for guided steps to plan your next project.


Get the planner

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PBL Resources

And more resources to support Project Based Learning.


See more resources

More from the PBL Blog

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Projects in Action

A Project to Promote Equality

High school digital art students examine issues of equality in their community in a PBL unit co-designed by Students Rebuild and PBLWorks.