Watch Gold Standard PBL Teaching Practices Tutorials

PBLWorks has created these short videos to help explain the Project Based Teaching Practices in our model for Gold Standard PBL. They feature teachers and students from K-12 PBL classrooms, and commentary from Suzie Boss and John Larmer, authors of Project Based Teaching: How to Create Rigorous and Engaging Learning Experiences.

VIDEO: Design and Plan

This video focuses on how teachers can create or adapt a project for their context and students, and plan its implementation.

VIDEO: Align to Standards

This video focuses on how teachers can use standards to plan the project and make sure it addresses key knowledge and understanding from subject areas to be included.

VIDEO: Manage Activities

This video focuses on how teachers can work with students to organize tasks and schedules, set checkpoints and deadlines, find and use resources, create products and make them public.

VIDEO: Scaffold Student Learning

This video focuses on how teachers can employ a variety of lessons, tools, and instructional strategies to support all students in reaching project goals.

VIDEO: Assess Student Learning

This video focuses on how teachers can use formative and summative assessments of knowledge, understanding, and success skills, and include self and peer assessment of team and individual work.

VIDEO: Engage and Coach

This video focuses on how teachers can engage in learning and creating alongside students, and identify when they need skill-building, redirection, encouragement, and celebration.