What is PBL?
This video combines fresh animation and lively presentation by Sam Seidel, author of the book Hip Hop Genius, about the need to "keep it real" in school with PBL. Drawing from his work at High School for the Recording Arts (HSRA) and featuring an original song from a student's science project, Sam makes the case for powerful authentic learning. Watch the video »
This video showcases the use of Project Based Learning at ACE Leadership High 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. [Time: 8:00]Watch the video »
This video highlights the Project Based Learning approach to programming used in Philadelphia's Out of School Time (OST) network. It showcases two programs in the network, the high school program at Cardinal Bevilacqua Community Center and the elementary school program at Centro Nueva Creacion. [Time:11:20]Watch the video »