Why Is Project Based Learning Effective?

Project-based learning is an effective strategy for all students, outperforming traditional curricula not only for high achieving students but across grade levels and racial and socioeconomic groups. Research shows when teachers taught the same curriculum for a second year, PBL students outperformed students in traditional classrooms by 10 percentage points.

How Does Project Based Learning Work?

Project-based learning (PBL) is a student-centered approach in which students learn about a subject by working independently or in a group to complete projects. The project drives motivation and learning. Rather than teaching relevant material & subsequently having students apply the knowledge to solve problems, the problem is presented first.

Why Project Based Learning?

Project Based Learning engages students in learning that is deep and long-lasting, and inspires them with a love of learning & personal connection to their academic experience. PBL blends content mastery, meaningful work & personal connection to create powerful learning experiences, in terms of both academic achievement and students’ personal Read more…