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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

kids in paper armor and crowns outside doing a class project
Gold Standard PBL: Design Elements

Creating Authentic Kindergarten PBL

One sunny day in May, I had the honor of attending a heartwarming Project Based Learning exhibition at a local retirement home.
Teacher helping student with an assignment
Gold Standard PBL: Design Elements

Gold Standard PBL: Critique and Revision

PBLWorks National Faculty members discuss how to build students' skills in giving helpful critique, including low-stakes practice sessions and using rubrics with exemplars.
Teacher helping a student
Gold Standard PBL: Teaching Practices

Gold Standard PBL: Assessing Student Learning

PBLWorks National Faculty members discuss how assessment in PBL differs from but does not rule out all traditional assessment, with a list of "10 Tips for Best Practices in PBL Assessment."
kids displaying their PBL project
Gold Standard PBL: Design Elements

Gold Standard PBL: Public Product

PBLWorks National Faculty members discuss the importance of making students' work public, both during a project and at the end, and give examples of connecting with outside experts.