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Why Project Based Learning (PBL)?

Project Based Learning’s time has come. The experience of thousands of teachers across all grade levels and subject areas, backed by research, confirms that PBL is an effective and enjoyable way to learn -- and develop deeper learning competencies required for success in college, career and civic life. Why are so many educators across the United States and around the world interested in this teaching method? The answer is a combination of timeless reasons and recent developments.

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Thoughts on PBL

"Project Based Learning is so important because it involves the whole child."

LeVar Burton, Co-Founder & Curator-in-Chief of Reading Rainbow

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Thoughts on PBL

"Let's focus on an enriching curriculum and project-based learning opportunities, and put an end to the testing fixation. Let's focus on a real implementation plan to make sure the Common Core lives up to its potential."

Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President