PBL Blog

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General PBL

New Gallup Poll Shows Support for Creativity in Learning—and PBL

A 2019 national survey of teachers, students, and parents reveals encouraging attitudes about how and what students should learn.

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Recent Blogs

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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: May 3, 2019

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

How Long Should My PBL Unit Be?

A teacher and National Faculty member explains what to consider when planning and calendaring a PBL unit, offering tools and tips based on his own experience.