What is it? This video showcases the use of PBL at a school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which organizes its program around the fields of architecture, construction, and engineering. The school serves students who were formerly at-risk or who had dropped out of traditional schools, and uses real-world projects to teach subject-area content and 21st century competencies.
Why do we like it? Students, teachers, and administrators, and local experts share views on the power of Project Based Learning. The video features high production values and a moving story, with great examples of authentic projects done with the community.
How can you use it? Use this video to show colleagues, school and district leaders, and community members what is possible when ALL students are engaged with Project Based Learning. Although it focuses on Career/Tech, the video is useful for general audiences.