BIE « site menu

PBL Blog 

Tracker Pixel for Entry


by John Larmer
Editor in Chief

Top 10 related resources »

Topic tags: Project Based Teaching

share

September 21, 2018
Our New Book & Videos on Project Based Teaching

by John Larmer
Editor in Chief

There’s an old stereotype about Project Based Learning: that teachers just ask students to pick a topic or task, then let them go and see what they come up with. A milder version of the stereotype holds that the teacher acts only as a facilitator who sets up a loose set of steps to follow, helps students find resources, and offers additional support if absolutely needed. In this image, teachers do not “teach” in the traditional sense; they never lecture or use worksheets or give quizzes, and have to change all of their old-school classroom management and assessment practices.

We were well aware of this stereotype and decided it needed to be countered. Although in “advanced” PBL classrooms with experienced...

Read more and comment »

Featured Blogs

September 21, 2018
Our New Book & Videos on Project Based Teaching

by Suzie Boss, with John Larmer

September 19, 2018
Ethnic Studies: A Vital Focus for Great Projects

Resource list for teachers

September 17, 2018
The Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program

HQPBL aligned action projects

September 14, 2018
Top PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources September 14, 2018

September 12, 2018
Overcoming 3 Pitfalls in Planning Interdisciplinary Projects

Calendaring & collaborating for success

September 10, 2018
Organizing a Parent PBL Night

Introduce parents to PBL with a project slice

September 7, 2018
Transforming School to Transform the World: Paradigms of Liberatory Interdependence

Parallels of PBL & pre-industrial agriculture

September 5, 2018
PBL and Literacy: A Perfect Match for Elementary Schools

Integrating reading & writing with other subjects

August 31, 2018
Project Based Teaching Practice Spotlight: Engage and Coach

Preview of new book & videos from Buck

August 29, 2018
Building PBL Culture by Bringing Yourself

The importance of relationships

August 27, 2018
How to Get Started Planning a Full Year of PBL

Using my curriculum as more than just a checklist

August 24, 2018
Top PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources August 24, 2018