Project-Based Learning

"Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to a complex question, problem, or challenge" (BIE, 2013).

Read this brief article and watch the video below from Edutopia on PBL.

Reflection Activity

Consider the following questions:

  • Have you used PBL before? If so what are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using it in your classroom?

  • What kinds of supports do you think students will need to learn a process for completing projects in a timely manner?