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May 22, 2017
All-School Project Aims for Impact

by Suzie Boss
National Faculty

Unless schools make a wholesale transformation to PBL, project implementation tends to happen in pockets. Early adopters are quick to jump in, but others may be more reluctant. That means it can take time for everyone to experience PBL across grade levels or school divisions.

Such was the case at the American School of Bombay, an international preK-12 school in Mumbai, India, where I’ve been a regular visitor for the past few years. By last spring, there seemed to be strong buy-in for PBL in the middle school. Teachers and school leaders had read about PBL, visited project-based schools in the U.S., and participated in professional development. PBL fits well with initiatives to promote inquiry and increase student voice and choice across the division....

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