The newest book in BIE’s PBL Toolkit series is a practical guide to building 21st century student competency in the “4 C’s” – critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity/innovation – during a project. Designed for middle school and high school teachers, instructional coaches, and school leaders, this book details how the 4 C’s align with the Common Core State Standards.
PBL for 21st Century Success includes sample projects from a variety of grade levels and subjects, CCSS-aligned rubrics for each of the 4 C’s, and tips for using technology to enhance projects, with a special chapter for school leaders on building community, parent, and systemic support for 21st century learning with PBL.
"Exactly what teachers and students need to meet the challenges of education in the 21st Century."Yong Zhao, Author of World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students