Project based learning
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All great teachers do great work. And not only that, but they also do different work. Great teachers are always looking to improve practice, steal ideas and try new things -- all in order to meet the needs of their students. PBL teachers are no exception.
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Discover a project-based learning model that motivates students to pursue knowledge and drives academic achievement. One sophomore project at Manor New Tech High School was based on the best-selling novel The Hunger Games . Examples of how they incorporated English and world history standards into the project are below. Credit: Zachary Fink Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas, is a 100 percent project-based learning school. They are part of the New Tech Network (1) of schools and their approach has yielded remarkable results (2) , including a 98 percent graduation rate, with all of their graduates accepted to college.
Home » About BIE » What is PBL? In Project Based Learning (PBL), students go through an extended process of inquiry in response to a complex question, problem, or challenge. While allowing for some degree of student "voice and choice," rigorous projects are carefully planned, managed, and assessed to help students learn key academic content, practice 21st Century Skills (such as collaboration, communication & critical thinking), and create high-quality, authentic products & presentations.