PBL Blog

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Why and How Our PBL 101 Workshop Is Getting a Refresh

New features for our signature introductory PBL workshop, including the importance of knowing your students, three key levers for promoting equity in PBL, and a new project library and online learning platform for follow-up support.

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How-to Tips and Tools

4 Ways to Build a PBL Culture

A PBL Works National Faculty member and teacher explains the importance of relationships, student ownership, common language and processes, and promoting a growth mindset.
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General PBL

10 Reasons We Appreciate PBL Teachers

PBLWorks Editor in Chief John Larmer explains why teachers who use Project Based Learning should be appreciated, for their hard work, creativity, collaborative style, and more.
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How-to Tips and Tools

How to Create More Meaningful Team Contracts

A teacher and PBLWorks National Faculty member explains how he borrows a tool from restorative practice, the talking circle, to have students talk about collaboration and create their own team contract for projects.
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Projects in Action

Learning Flows to Depths in a STREAM Project

A 1st-2nd grade project on reducing local river pollution combines science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and math with design thinking, mindful making, and community action.
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General PBL

Top PBL News Stories

PBLWorks Editor in Chief John Larmer recommends and links to recent articles, blog posts, research studies, and other resources related to Project Based Learning.