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Education and PBL Books

2.14.17 | Education, Project Based Learning (PBL)

Book titles on the topic of education and project based learning:

 

  • The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way – Amanda Ripley
  • Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education – Ken Robinson, Ph.D
  • Most Likely To Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era – Tony Wagner
  • Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools – Michael B. Horn
  • Disrupting Class, Expanded Edition: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns – Clayton Christensen, Curtis W. Johnson, Michael B. Horn.

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Math, PBL and 21st Century Learning for All Students

2.14.17 | Education, Project Based Learning (PBL)

Read Jason Ravitz’s full article on Edutopia here.

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Want Your Students College Ready? Use PBL

2.14.17 | Education, Project Based Learning (PBL)

Read Thom Markham’s full article in Edutopia here.

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21st-Century Projects Inspire Global Citizenship Plus Creativity

2.14.17 | Education, Project Based Learning (PBL)

This is the second article in a special Edutopia blog series on 21st century skills through project based learning. Read the full article by Suzie Boss in Edutopia here.

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Stand and Deliver: The Role of Presentations in Project Based Learning

2.14.17 | Education, Project Based Learning (PBL)

Read the full article by Janice Trinidad here.

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A Review of Research on Project Based Learning – John W. Thomas, Ph.D, March 2000

2.14.17 | Education, Project Based Learning (PBL)

This review examines research related to a teaching and learning model popularly referred to as “Project-Based Learning” (PBL). John W. Thomas’ (2000) review covers eight topics relating to PBL, including:

  • A definition of Project-Based Learning
  • Underpinnings of PBL research and practice
  • Evaluative research: research on the effectiveness of PBL
  • The role of student characteristics in PBL
  • Implementation research: challenges associated with enacting PBL
  • Intervention research: research on improving the effectiveness of PBL
  • Conclusions
  • Future directions for PBL research

To read the review in its entirety, please visit the Buck’s Institute for Education (BIE) website and scroll down for the document titled “Review of Research on Project Based Learning.”

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Most Likely to Succeed Film

2.14.17 | Education, Project Based Learning (PBL)

A film on our education system – where it has been and where it is headed. To visit the film’s website and to watch the trailer, click here.

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