School and District Stories

Explore our collection of stories from teachers, leaders, and students about the success of Project Based Learning.

SUPERINTENDENT Q&A

Superintendent supporting PBL across 80,000-student district

SUPERINTENDENT Q&A This Superintendent in Virginia brings PBL to 80,000 students across 90 schools – with a vision of graduates who are knowledgeable, critical thinkers, communicators, collaborators, creators, and ultimately contributors to the world.
TEACHER STORY - 7TH GRADE

Driving Content Retention at STEM Academy

TEACHER STORY - 7TH GRADE Seventh graders at STEM Academy learn content better and retain it longer with PBL. Beyond just engagement, they drive each other's learning in group work.
TEACHER STORY - 8TH GRADE SCIENCE

PBL Engaging the Disengaged

TEACHER STORY - 8TH GRADE SCIENCE Teacher Lacrecia Terrance achieves outstanding results with an authentic, relevant project.
STUDENT STORY - HIGH SCHOOL

Project Based Learning and AP Physics

STUDENT STORY - HIGH SCHOOL Student Jack Brunell reveals that the magic of the project-based philosophy that drove his course was in its ability to ensure that the learning achieved would not be exclusively theoretical.
ELEMENTARY CASE STUDY

Project Based Learning in Hawaii

ELEMENTARY CASE STUDY PBL infused with native Hawaiian language and culture provides students with what they need to be successful now and in the future.