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Workshops, Courses & Programs

Are you ready to move from theory into practice with PBL? Then, there's something for you in our full slate of services.

Whether you're a new-to-PBL teacher or a seasoned instructional coach or leader — we're here for you!

Workshops, Courses & Programs

Are you ready to move from theory into practice with PBL? Then, there's something for you in our full slate of services.

Whether you're a new-to-PBL teacher or a seasoned instructional coach or leader — we're here for you!

Why educators choose PBLWorks

Based on the PBLWorks Gold Standard PBL model and facilitated by our expert National Faculty, each service is a deeply immersive, hands-on experience. You will walk away inspired and prepared to begin implementing Project Based Learning. Educators consistently rate our workshops as exceptional.

Each service is based on tried-and-true learning experiences that lead to sustained changes in practice for educators. At PBLWorks, we have been refining our work for over 20 years. Our singular focus is on supporting educators like you, to bring high-quality Project Based Learning to students everywhere.

For more information and quick answers, visit our FAQs about Services.

 


 

Choose your pathway.

PBLWorks offers a variety of PBL workshops, courses and services for educators - whether you're just getting started or advancing your practice, in the classroom or teaching remotely.

For Teachers: Getting Started with Gold Standard PBL
 

For Teachers: Ongoing Support for Gold Standard PBL
 

For PBL Leaders & Coaches
 

For District Partners

For Teachers: Gold Standard PBL

Getting Started with Gold Standard PBL

1-DAY WORKSHOP

PBL Project Slice

Experience PBL as a learner by engaging in an immersive PBL experience—a “slice” of a project. Features the key elements of PBL in action.

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1-DAY WORKSHOP

Social Emotional Learning in PBL

Reflect on how Transformative SEL serves as a lever for equity by lifting up identity, agency, belonging, curiosity, and collaborative decision-making for students.

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3-DAY WORKSHOP

PBL 101 Workshop

Gain the knowledge and skills to design, assess, and manage rigorous, standards-based projects. Actively engage in project design and generate a project plan for your own use.

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8-WEEK ONLINE COURSE

Adapting a Project

Develop a standards-based PBL project unit that’s ready to implement. Learn how to apply the Essential Project Design Elements in your classroom.

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8-WEEK ONLINE COURSE

Becoming a PBL Teacher

Build on your current teaching practice to become a Project Based Teacher. Learn how to use the Gold Standard Teaching Practices, and understand the Essential Project Design Elements.

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Ongoing Support for Gold Standard PBL

3-DAY WORKSHOPS

PBL 201 Workshops

Engage in in-depth learning about specific Project Based Teaching Practices.

PBL 201: Improving the Quality of Student Work
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PBL 201: Equity & Gold Standard PBL
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1-DAY SERVICE (OR MORE)

Sustained Support

Support with Gold Standard Teaching Practices, after completing PBL 101. Focuses on skills and materials needed to effectively implement a project. Work with your facilitator to choose from a range of focus areas. 

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20 HOURS (FLEXIBLE)

PBL Online Consultancy

Support teachers with a series of one-on-one consultancy sessions during the school year. Provide “just in time” guidance and resources during project implementation. Sessions are 30-60 minutes each.

1-DAY WORKSHOP

Presentations of Learning

For teachers who have implemented at least 1-2 projects. Share learning and reflection with colleagues through a structured presentation on PBL implementation. Ideal for the end of semester or school year.

For PBL Leaders & Coaches

3-DAY WORKSHOP

PBL Coaching

Are you an instructional coach or leader who supports teachers implementing PBL? This is for you!
Gain the knowledge and skills to support teachers in PBL. Based on our PBL Coaching Cycle and aligned to our model for Gold Standard Project Based Learning.

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3-DAY WORKSHOP

PBL Leadership Workshop

Dive into how your school leadership team can support the conditions for PBL to thrive. Work in teams to design your own strategy to foster a project- based mindset for teaching and learning.

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2-SESSION SERIES

PBL Leadership Jumpstart

Get support to prepare for a successful PBL 101 Workshop experience for your teachers. Receive guidance on how to support teachers with implementation of Gold Standard PBL. This includes two 90-minute sessions.

1-YEAR PROGRAM

PBL School Leader Network

Create the ideal conditions for implementing PBL and sustaining its momentum by building the strengths of your school leaders.

Connect with like-minded school leaders in one of our network regions. Join a network to transform your school through PBL.
MassachusettsApplication available in Fall 2021 for 2022-2023 school year.
CaliforniaApplication available in Fall 2021 for 2022-2023 school year.

1-YEAR PROGRAM

District Leader Network

Connect with our growing network of PBL districts across the country, who have a shared vision and commitment to Project Based Learning. You’ll accelerate and strengthen systemic implementation of PBL in your district — and work to ensure that all students, especially Black and Brown students, experience at least two Gold Standard projects a year. 

Join the first cohort, launching in September 2021.

For District Partners

MULTI-YEAR PROGRAM

The PBL District Partnership Program

Develop and implement your own system-wide program for Project Based Learning across your school district — including support services for leaders, teachers, and instructional coaches.

Through a multi-year partnership, your team will develop the capacity, conditions, and coherence for successful Project Based Learning.

Each district’s implementation plan is customized to support the specific needs of your team. All support plans include comprehensive services for all: teachers, coaches, and leaders.

Get in touch to learn more

For District Leaders
● Project Slice & Visioning Day
● PBL Partner Summit
This annual gathering brings together all of our current district partners for shared learning.
● District Implementation Calls
● Online Consultancy Sessions

For School Leaders
● PBL School Leadership Series
A powerful sequence of leadership sessions that are milestones on your PBL journey.
● School Implementation Calls

For Teachers & Coaches
● PBL 101 Workshop
● Sustained Support Visits
● Presentations of Learning
● PBL Coaching Workshop

The District Leader Network (above) is also highly recommended for our district partners.

PBLWorks by the numbers...

190,000
Teachers & Leaders across all 50 states have been trained to use PBL by PBLWorks.
5,800
Schools have implemented PBL with our support.
60 +
Districts have partnered with PBLWorks for system-wide change

Questions? We can help.

Are you fine-tuning your plan for next year? Or still debating the options?

Our team is happy to talk through the details, answer your questions, and share tips on how to get started.

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For more information and quick answers, visit our FAQs about Services.