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2018 PBL Blogs

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Top PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources July 20, 2018

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PBL & Literacy: Teaching Reading While on a Learning Journey

5 strategies for PBL units

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Reflections on My Experience at PBL World 2018

On the Project Slice & PBL Coaching workshop

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A Tricky Part of PBL: Writing a Driving Question

Troubleshooting pitfalls, deciding which type

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Why Collaboration is More Than “Group Work”

Focus on learning content vs. divide & conquer

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Open Your Classroom Door to CA State Parks: PBL & PORTS Program

4 projects aligned with NGSS

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Lowering the Driving (Question) Age

Co-creating driving questions with young children

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Teaching the Curriculum vs. Using PBL is a False Dichotomy

PBL Champion District award acceptance speech

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Top PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources June 29, 2018

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Standardized Tests: The Elephant Stomping on Equity (and PBL)

Projects provide better evidence

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Welcome to (PBL) Teaching, Ms. Longshore!

2nd graders create their own business plans

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PBL Champions 2018: Malama Honua School, Loudoun County Schools, Laura McBain

PBL World 2018 Day 3 Keynote

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Where will you find your courage to buck the system?

Kaleb Rashad PBL World 2018 Keynote

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Linda Darling-Hammond Connects Science of Learning with PBL

PBL World 2018 Day One Keynote

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“If You Name It, They Think They Know It” – PBL & Wonder

Hold off on the field guides

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Top PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources June 15, 2018

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PBL with English Language Learners: A Vital Need

Everyone’s “ready” for PBL

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3rd Grade Project: Real-Life Lessons in Fables & Fairy Tales

An interdisciplinary unit

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Can We Stop Saying “a PBL”?

For more than grammatical reasons

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Equity in PBL Social Studies Classes Through Student Choice

Content, texts, & products

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PBL in Music: Driving Questions Invoke Deeper Musical Learning

3 sample project ideas

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Top PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources June 1, 2018

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A PBL Culture of Thinking: Routines

Sample routines for each of 4 project phases

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New from Buck Institute: 6 Videos of PBL Units in Action

From kindergarten to high school

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Secondary Special Education Project: Student-Led IEPs

As authentic as it gets

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Our Students Planned Our Spring Break Trip

4th grade interdisciplinary project

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Top PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources May 18, 2018

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How I Meet the Needs of Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds with PBL

Engaging the disengaged

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PBL Blossoms When You Grow Your Network

5 members of a teacher’s PBL Support Team

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From Open House to PBL Exhibition Night

Presentations of students’ project work

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Seeking University Partner to Prepare Preservice Teachers in PBL

BIE’s Out of the Gate project

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An ELA Project Fosters Empathy & Meets Common Core State Standards

“Flowers for Algernon” Inspires Inventions for Disabilities

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Top PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources May 4, 2018

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Traveling to Explore Complexities of PBL Topics

Opening minds for controversial issues

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How I Became a PBL Teacher by Making it My Own Project

Being intentional about the process

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Memo to Education Leaders: How to Avoid a PBL Teachers Strike

10 conditions needed for PBL to thrive

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Using the Need to Know List as a Planning & Assessment Tool

Sorting student questions, tracking their progress

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Putting PBL into Practice: The Workshop Model

Provide structure to a project

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Top 10 PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources April 20, 2018

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Yes, You Really Can Do Authentic Projects with Limited Resources

Using local experts & audiences

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A Parent’s Perspective on Montessori & HQPBL

A school visit provokes a comparison

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Design Thinking & PBL: Why Laura McBain is BIE’s 2018 PBL Champion

A leader at Stanford’s d school

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Making PBL Feel Less Foreign to Foreign Language Teachers

Avoiding 2 traps & finding the key: authenticity

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Overcoming a Math Challenge Using the Process Communication Model

Coaching a “math person” in a real-world project

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Top 10 PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources April 7, 2018

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Two Huge Ways Critical Pedagogy Can Inspire Your PBL Classroom

From critical thinking to transforming society

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Making PBL Observer-Friendly

3 ways to show evidence of the learning process

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Connecting the New High Quality PBL Framework & Gold Standard PBL

Distinct but aligned

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PBL vs Product-Based Learning

Focus mainly on the learning

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Powerful PBL Ingredients: Authenticity, Co-Teaching, Community Connection, & Iteration

Superhero Solutions Project

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Top 10 PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources March 23, 2018

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Making Time for Reflection in Our Projects

Organizing the process, questions to ask

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The Night of Beliefs Project & To Kill a Mockingbird

Examining individual beliefs in light of the novel

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Announcing PBL World’s Keynote Speaker: Linda Darling-Hammond

A premiere reformer & researcher for deeper learning

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Structuring the Chaos: Making PBL Feel Safe for New Teachers & Students

3 structures to manage the classroom

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Meet the BIE National Faculty: Ryan Sprott

A profile of a BIE coach/workshop facilitator.

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Top 10 PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources March 9, 2018

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When PBL Hits the Gym: Project Based Learning in P.E.

Why & how, with a sample PBL unit

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The Only 3 Standards that Matter: Accountability for PBL

What really prepares students for the future

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Reflections on School Shootings & PBL, and the Size of High Schools

Current events spark projects

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A Project to Promote Equality

Students Rebuild “Advocates for Peace” unit

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Exploring Women’s Rights Through Family History

A project for the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage

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Top 10 PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources Feb. 23, 2018

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The Importance of Student-Generated Questions in PBL

Transferring ownership to students

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Looking for a PBL School? Here’s Some Guidance

For educators to visit, for parents to send kids to

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Sustained Inquiry in PBL as a Tool for Social Justice

Leveraging students' questions & concerns

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Scaffolding Student Thinking in Projects

The importance of being strategic

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Top 10 PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources Feb. 9, 2018

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Scaffolding a Geo-Inquiry Film Project with Google Slides

A colaborative writing tool

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Art & Peace Project Prepares Global Citizens

Elementary students take the Facing Difference Challenge

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Book Excerpt: Learner Centered Innovation: Spark Curiosity, Ignite Passion, Unleash Genius

by Katie Martin, BIE staff

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Using PBL to Figure Out Social Media and Screen Time

Students create guidelines for parents

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PBL World 2018: Something for Everyone

Join us in June

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Top 10 PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources Jan. 26, 2018

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Easy on the Spices: Using the Right Technology to Support PBL Teaching

3 tech tools from a middle school coach

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Chaos, Kindness, and Kindergarten

A project that went beyond expectations

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Q: What’s the Right Dosage of PBL?        A: Not Once Per Year

The importance of its regular use

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Our Students; Our Co-workers

Letting go of the “sage on the stage”

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Top 10 PBL News Stories

Articles, blogs, PBL resources Jan. 12, 2018

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Design Thinking and a Bias Towards Action with PBL

“The Only Way to Do It Is to Do It”

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Learners Ask 4 Deep Questions, PBL Provides Opportunities to Answer Them

Where student voice & inquiry meet

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10 PBL Resolutions for 2018

To improve the practice & expand its use

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5 Strategies for Making Project Work Time More Productive

Supporting student teams