Project-based learning: Extreme weather PBL unit

…This is Real World PBL Now we’ve been down the PBL highway, looking at PBL planning, entry events, supports for PBL, culminating events, and technology tools. It’s time to…

Project-based learning and math

…students and schools with communities and the real world. In this writer’s opinion, PBL is simply much more fun! Fun can be a scary word in education, but I give…

Real-world problems and project-based learning

…more about establishing real world connections with PBL: I love how the Edutopia video gives the example of students investigating what’s in their water and how did it get there…

Planning a PBL unit

…question for students to solve. Good questions, according to this post: Tie into learning standards; Address a realworld problem that relates to the students’ experiences and community; Inspire students to…

Digital citizenship in the real world

…my classroom. While globalization has made the world flat, it is really technology I see as having expanded the definition of active citizenship and the opportunities to engage in citizenship….

4 Project-Based Learning resources for parents

…think about PBL? We’ve written at length about why PBL makes for effective and engaging learning opportunities for students. With PBL, students see themselves making a difference in the world

4 ideas forĀ using a makerspace to support PBL

…How do project-based learning and makerspaces fit together? Making and PBL may look like two completely different educational movements, but in reality they work well together and each strengthens…

Project-Based Learning in the primary grades

…part of PBL. It motivates students and connects them to the world around them. But it doesn’t have to be a school board presentation (but it CAN be) or a…

Scaffolds to support PBL learners

…Ways to support project-based learning Some people have the mistaken idea that PBL is just when you point students in the direction of a project and say, “Go for…

Beyond the audience of one

…the world of teacher research. Until next time, this is Keeping it Real. Blank page images by pexels.com and licensed under CC 0.0. Photo of Vermont woods panning for gold…