12 Ways to Know if You’re in a PBL Environment


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by Ginger Lewman | filed under Project Based Learning | LifePractice Learning

I often talk with educators (and parents and administrators) who are convinced that their students are working within Project Based Learning environments.

They tell me about the wonderful projects the kids have created and how much fun the kids have. I’m always delighted to hear the kids are having fun in school!

However, I find that when asked a few probing questions, it becomes clear whether or not PBL is actually happening or if the teachers are merely creating projects for students to complete.

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About the Author

After teaching in public schools for 15+ years, Ginger Lewman joined the ESSDACK team, partnering with Kevin Honeycutt to bring you LifePracticePBL, a flavor of Project Based Learning that engages all learners, Kindergarten through High School.

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