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Blogs

Blogs
PBL and Brain Breaks

Ideas for helping students stay productive

Blogs
World History 3D Printer Museum Project

8th graders study ancient civilizations

Blogs
Preventing Project Based Lag: 3 Tips to Keep the Pace with PBL

How to stop projects from dragging on too long

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Books

Books
Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning

The why, what, & how of Gold Standard PBL.

Books
PBL in the Elementary Grades

Contains classroom-tested advice

Books
PBL Starter Kit

Practical advice for middle & high school teachers

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Rubrics

Rubrics
Project Design Rubric

Align projects w Essential Project Design Elements

Rubrics
Rubric for Rubrics

A rubric to help you create a clear, useful rubric

Rubrics
6-12 Creativity & Innovation Rubric (non-CCSS)

Guide students in using creativity and innovation

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Curriculum

Curriculum
The Greater Good

Students negotiate trade between two nations.

Curriculum
Monopoly’s Might

Students help secure capital for an enterprise.

Curriculum
The Invisible Hand

Students help implement price-control legislation.

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Planning Forms

Planning Forms
English Learner Scaffolds for PBL

For planning support in all phases of a project

Planning Forms
MyParty Election Project

Social Studies project by BIE National Faculty

Planning Forms
Essential Project Design Elements Checklist

For a quick evaluation of a project's design

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Student Handouts

Student Handouts
My Thoughts About the Project

Helps students reflect on their work & the project

Student Handouts
Self-Reflection on Project Work

Students think about what they did in the project

Student Handouts
Presentation Plan

Organize presentations with an audience in mind

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Research

Research
Curriculum Materials Make a Difference for Next Generation Science Learning

Research
Project-Based Instruction: A Review of the Literature on Effectiveness

PBL effectiveness in Pre-K through 12th grade

Research
21st Century Skills Framework

Compare various organizations' lists of 21c skills

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