Project-Based Learning: Rich and Relevant

Archived Recording

What is effective project-based learning (PBL)?  What do collaboration, inquiry, self-directed learning, metacognition, and Web 2.0  have to do with classrooms?  This session unpacks some of the common terms and myths associated with PBL and 21st century learning.  We’ll help you co-construct a model of PBL and we’ll deconstruct some examples. Gain a deeper understanding of the role of technology in learning through the examination of rich and relevant tasks .

Presenters: Peter Skillen and Brenda Sherry
Target Audience: All levels


Tech2Learn wiki with PBL resources and links

PBL project ideas:

Teddy Bear ProjectAdobe Youth Project iEARN – HiddenThe Buck Institute


PBL Project Planning QuestionsProject Planning FormsPBL Elements to ConsiderProject Design