PBL Blog

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General PBL

The Hunger Project: A New PBL Unit for K-12 Teachers

A free project for English Language Arts, Math, or Science, from PBLWorks and Students Rebuild, a program of the Bezos Family Foundation.

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Recent Blogs

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How-to Tips and Tools

6 Ways to Celebrate at the End of a Project

Why and how to celebrate after a project’s final presentations or culminating event: An excerpt from the PBLWorks book, PBL Starter Kit: To-the-Point Advice, Tools and Tips for Your First Project.
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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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General PBL

Top PBL News Stories: April 5, 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

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.