PBL Blog

General PBL

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

Generating Ideas for Math PBL Units

A math teacher and PBLWorks facilitator explains how to turn “dessert projects” you find online into Gold Standard PBL units, and how to identify standards that can be the focus of PBL units.
storm drain with a cat fishing
Projects in Action

PBL Collaboration ‘Cross the Country

The story of how two elementary school teachers, from North Dakota and Michigan, connected on Twitter to design similar PBL units on erosion and connected their students, to build collaboration and communication skills.
students working on PBL project in a maker school
General PBL

PBL and the Maker Movement

A 4th-5th grade teacher describes a drone project and makes the case for combining the features of PBL with maker education.