Today at 12 pm pst/3 pm est - Watch as Kelly Reseigh, Andrew Miller, and Michelle Spencer discuss one of the Gold Standard Project Based Learning Project Based Teaching Practices, Assess Student Learning, with John Larmer.
"We are preparing kids for a world that we have no idea what it will look like." - Jennifer Reichert, Magnet Curriculum Specialist and Elementary Curriculum Director, Texarkana School District
In this new article in the Texarkana Gazette, learn more about how our systemic partners in the Texarkana School District in Arkansas are using Project Based Learning to prepare students for the world they will enter as adults, no matter what it looks like.
The Lexicon of Sustainability’s PROJECT LOCALIZE food literacy initiative shows teachers and students how to identify and promote sustainable economic, cultural and social progress in their communities. Led by one highly-motivated teacher, students participating in our pilot project at Iowa’s Ames High School used our tools to map their local food system, interview producers, farmers, processors and key stakeholders at the local level, then creat...
Our friends at EdSurge provide some great evidence as to why opportunities in computer science need to be more readily available for girls and students of color.
Last week, President Obama announced his plan to give all students across the country a chance to learn computer science in their school. In addition to the $4 billion in funding for states and $100 million for training teachers, an additional $135 million in computer science funding will be available starting this year from the National Science Foundation and Corporation for National and Community Service. We applaud President Obama's initiative and welcome partnerships with teachers, schools, and school districts that want to leverage the power of Project Based Learning to teach computer science in our schools.
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My five-year-old girl entered kindergarten this past fall, bringing me one of life’s greatest experiences: watching her explore her curiosities and creativity as she desires and develops skills that will last her a lifetime. Her energy and joy for learning is inspiring. Each morning before school
Our friends at Getting Smart highlight how Westwood High School in our systemic partner Richland School District Two in South Carolina has been addressing human trafficking in their Globalize 13 project. Read the article and share it with a teacher!
At theBuck Institute for Education (BIE), our highest priority is to help teachers prepare students for successful lives. We do this by showing teachers how to use Project Based Learning in all grade levels and subject areas. As a mission-driven nonprofit organization, BIE creates, gathers, and shares high-quality PBL instructional practices and products and provides highly effective services to teachers, schools, and districts.