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PBL Workshops & Courses for Individuals

Get started learning about PBL, whether you’re brand new to PBL or advancing your practice. 

PBL Workshops & Courses for Individuals

Get started learning about PBL, whether you’re brand new to PBL or advancing your practice. 

Learn more about PBL, and connect with a worldwide network of educators.

We offer workshops and events throughout the year, delivering professional learning opportunities for individuals and small teams. All events are currently offered online.


Do you have a group of 10 or more educators? Get in touch about planning a workshop just for your school, district, or organization. 

If you have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected].

New to PBL?
Register for an intro workshop or course...

You have multiple options for getting started with PBL, from our signature 3-day PBL 101 Workshop to our 8-week courses.

PBL 101

3-Day Workshop

PBL 101: An Intro to PBL Design

Begin your PBL journey with this foundational course where you'll be designing a Gold Standard PBL project for your students.

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Adapting Your First Project

8-Week Course

Adapting Your First PBL Project

Learn to adapt one of 72 standards-based PBL projects - both for the classroom or remote learning.

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Becoming a PBL Teacher

8-Week Course

Becoming a PBL Teacher

Build the knowledge and key teaching practices to become a teacher of Gold Standard PBL.

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Project Slice

1-Day Workshop

Project Slice

Learn what it's like to be a learner in Project Based Learning, by engaging in an immersive PBL experience—a “slice” of a project.

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Pop Up PBL Projects
2-WEEK PROJECT

Join a Pop-Up Project

If you’re eager to start a PBL unit with your students right away, here’s the easiest way to begin. Join us and a cohort of  teachers from around the country to implement a shared Gold Standard PBL project over a 2-week period in your classroom - whether remote, hybrid, or in-person. 

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Ready to go further?
Choose an advanced workshop...

PBL 201

3-Day Workshop

PBL 201: Improving the Quality of Student Work

For experienced PBL practitioners: investigate and deepen specific teaching practices and strategies that can help to strengthen the quality of student work in a PBL classroom.

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PBL 201

3-Day Workshop

PBL 201: Equity & Gold Standard PBL

For experienced PBL practitioners: align your PBL practice with the principles of culturally responsive teaching.

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PBL Leadership

3-Day Workshop

PBL Leadership Workshop

For teams of school and district leaders: dive into how school and district leadership teams can support the conditions for Project Based Learning to thrive in your system.

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PBL Coaching Workshop

3-Day Workshop

PBL Coaching Workshop

For instructional coaches and leaders: gain the knowledge and skills to support teachers in project implementation, including strategies for in-person, remote, or hybrid contexts.

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About our workshops

What to Expect

Facilitated by our expert National Faculty, our workshops are a blend of direct instruction, video analysis, hands-on work, resource sharing, and peer collaboration and feedback.

Our online format offers the same exceptional quality as our in-person training – while also sharing new tools for digital connection and collaboration. Learn more

Who Should Attend

Teachers, school and district leaders, instructional coaches for K-12 schools who are looking to gain the skills and knowledge for successful and sustainable implementation of PBL.

Our workshops are designed for educators who are new to PBL and those who are ready to delve deeper into role-specific and advanced workshops.

Why Enroll

Teachers consistently rate our professional development services as exceptional.

Our workshops are based on our Gold Standard PBL model and provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to design, assess, and manage a rigorous, relevant, and standards-based project.

Here's the big picture...

 

Teachers and leaders don’t become PBL experts overnight. The trip from traditional instruction to PBL is a journey of professional learning and reflection. If you're looking for support as you navigate your way, we'd be happy to be your guide.

Take a look at the full path (the Trail Map below) to PBL we've created for you, based on the experience of over 100,000 teachers and leaders we've trained. The workshops and courses above are designed to support you each step of the way.

 

PBL Journey

 

For a deeper dive into the key stages of the path, check out our free eBook, "Your PBL Journey: A Guide for Teachers."

This is a great experience that I wish all educators and educational leaders were required to go through. This is how we should be teaching in all classrooms!

G.R. , Elementary Teacher

Who we are

PBLWorks is a nonprofit organization focused exclusively on Project Based Learning for K-12 education. We have trained over 190,000 teachers in all 50 states, and 5,800 schools have implemented PBL with our support.

Our servicestools, and research are designed to build the capacity of K-12 teachers to design and facilitate quality Project Based Learning, and the capacity of school leaders to create a culture for teachers to implement great projects with all students.

Questions?

If you have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected].