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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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Recent Blogs

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Gold Standard PBL: Teaching Practices

Embracing Vulnerability in PBL

A teacher explains why and how to promote a school culture in which teachers can honestly and openly reflect on their use of PBL, modeling the practice for students.
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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.
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How-to Tips and Tools

3 Tips for Project Based Loners

A PBLWorks National Faculty member draws from his experience to provide support for fellow teachers who are pioneers at their school in the use of Project Based Learning.
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Gold Standard PBL: Design Elements

The Power of Reflection in PBL

A 5th grade teacher tells about a project about protecting sharks, and how a structured process for reflection revealed the depth of her students’ learning.
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PBL and Equity

Projects for Women's History Month

A PBLWorks National Faculty member and high school teacher tells how she created a women’s studies course, with authentic projects linked to current events and suggested resources.