CREATING PBL IDEAS:
- 50 Smart Ideas for Project Based Learning
- Crafting Questions That Drive Projects — I especially appreciate the middle of the page where the author shares several different types of driving questions as well as examples of each of these types. This is helpful for both teachers and students to think about what might be possible.
GENERAL PBL RESOURCES:
- General Project Based Learning information
- Gold Standard PBL: Project Based Teaching Practices
- Gold Standard PBL: Essential Project Design Elements
- 5 PBL Best Practices for Redefining the Teacher’s Role — Helps educators better understand the shift in our classroom role with PBL.
- 10 Ways to Get Student-Centered Learning Right
- 15 Strategies to Help You With a New PBL Idea
- 29.5 Tips for Successfully Managing a Project
- Frustrations of Project Based Learning — Shared from the perspective of an upper level history teacher, but you will likely identify with these frustrations at some point in your journey.
- The Difference Between Projects and Project Based Learning
- Embracing Messy Learning
- How to Write Effective Driving Questions for Project Based Learning
- Resources and Tools for PBL, Start to Finish — This resource is focused on high school projects, but there ideas that you may be able to adapt for your grade level.
- Critical Assessment Ideas From PBL World
- Twenty Tips for Managing Project Based Learning — Some of the tips are a little dated, but the article does a good job of highlighting the importance of formative assessment and provides suggestions for keeping everyone on track with answering the driving question.