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Project Based Learning Research, Part 1

I firmly believe in project based learning (PBL). Given that you are reading this article, I assume you might share this belief too. I have tons of anecdotal and personal validation to the effectiveness of project based learning from my own classroom. I also see the amazing results from other teachers in my Personal Learning Network. While I value this …

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So…What is PBL?

In a previous post, I discussed why we need more PBL and creative learning. Why not spend just a few seconds answering a crucial question, what is PBL? How does PBL as a pedagogical approach enable students to be creative learners? Of course, a simple blog post will just scratch the surface, but let’s get started. What is Project-Based Learning? …

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Why PBL and Creative Learning?

Once upon a real time, my uncle started an engineering firm. It was quite successful, and he still works there today. Throughout his time at the firm, he has worked with many very ‘successful’ college graduates, the so-called best and the brightest. He says recent grads consistently ask for two main things. One: They ask, “So do we get every …