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This web page provides extensive background information on the Project-Based Learning instructional method.  It was developed to help K-12 teachers integrate the strategies of this method into the classroom.  The authors discuss key features of the method and probe issues related to its implementation. Also included is a summary of the theoretical basis for the method and links to related applied research.  In addition, users may access five classroom-tested lesson/models that apply Project-Based Learning strategies.

SEE RELATED ITEMS ON THIS PAGE for free online tools and templates developed specifically to help teachers design lessons based on the Project-Based Learning method.
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Education Foundations
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- Active Learning
= Cooperative Learning
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= Project
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concrete experience, constructivism, experiential learning, pedagogy, projects
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Project-Based Learning Space. (2008, September 30). Retrieved June 20, 2024, from Houghton Mifflin: https://college.cengage.com/education/pbl/background.html
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Houghton Mifflin. Project-Based Learning Space. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, September 30, 2008. https://college.cengage.com/education/pbl/background.html (accessed 20 June 2024).
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This web site offers free tools developed specifically for teaching with the Project-Based Learning instructional method. It includes templates for rubrics, checklists, concept mapping, assessment planning, and more.

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