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.
"PBL provides the ideal approach to achieving rigor, relevance and engaged learning in schools. This book offers educators the vision and practical guidance needed to realize that aim."Jay McTighe, Understanding by Design