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May 27, 2016
Top 6 PBL News Stories

by John Larmer
Editor in Chief

May 23 – 27, 2016


Each Friday we post a list of our favorite articles, blog posts, and other resources we’ve run across that relate to Project Based Learning.

Here’s what we liked this week:

It’s a Project-Based World Getting Smart An announcement of a year-long thought leadership campaign – with which BIE is involved – to promote the idea that students need to be prepared via PBL for the “gig economy” where many of them will find work in the future. The campaign includes podcast interviews, publications, infographics and speaking engagements, and they invite the submission of guest blogs on the topic.

Teaming, CCSS, and Project-Based Learning Literacy in Learning Exchange A detailed look at Williston Central School in Vermont, where teachers plan interdisciplinary projects for their middle schoolers that...

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Top 6 PBL News Stories

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