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...
13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learning

13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learning

13 Brilliant Outcomes Of Project-Based Learningby Terry HeickProject-based learning isn’t a ‘trend’ any more than mobile devices are a trend.Mobile devices–smartphones, for example–simply provide a (physical) framework to host hardware...
Are You Pushing Or Pulling Students In Your Classroom?

Are You Pushing Or Pulling Students In Your Classroom?

Are You Pushing Or Pulling Students In Your Classroom? by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD At the risk of characterizing teaching and learning in a factory context let’s face it, classrooms are a kind of marketplace system with an exchange of ideas and...
5 Ideal Traits Of A Project-Based Learning Teacher

5 Ideal Traits Of A Project-Based Learning Teacher

5 Ideal Traits Of A PBL Teacher by Mike Kaechele, TeachThought PD Facilitator The past few years I have worked with many teachers introducing the components of Project-Based Learning (PBL) and helping them design their own projects. Sometimes it has been a teacher’s...
12 Myths About Project-Based Learning

12 Myths About Project-Based Learning

12 Myths About Project-Based Learning by Terry Heick Simple premise: What are the most common myths about project-based learning? Put another way, what do we misunderstand about PBL that keeps it from realizing its full potential? At TeachThought, we’re...
3 Ways To Differentiate In Project-Based Learning

3 Ways To Differentiate In Project-Based Learning

3 Ways To Differentiate In Project-Based Learning by John McCarthy, EdS, TeachThought PD Facilitator Differentiation in Project-Based Learning Units Project-Based Learning (PBL) units are a perfect structure for differentiation so all can learn. The role of Student...