PBL Exemplar – The Straw Project 

PBL Exemplar – The Straw Project 

TeachThought PD PBL Exemplar – The Straw Project by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PDIn our Foundations of PBL Workshops we help educators grow their project-based learning understanding by designing a project for implementation in their classroom. In...
6 Tips For PBL Planning Across Content Areas

6 Tips For PBL Planning Across Content Areas

6 Tips For Powerfully Integrated Projects    by Mike Kaechele, TeachThought PD PBL Facilitator One of the weaknesses of our modern education system is that content has become so siloed that students rarely see the connections between subjects or connections with their...
The Importance Of Knowledge In Progressive Education

The Importance Of Knowledge In Progressive Education

The Importance Of Knowledge In Progressive Educationby Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PDI recently recorded a podcast that explored differing approaches to the role and importance of knowledge in teaching and learning.In the podcast, the claim by Katharine...
8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Centuryby Terry HeickWe recently offered a definition of project-based learning and looked at keys to designing Project-Based Learning. We also have looked at the difference between “doing projects” and...