2019-04-26 - The Centre for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition will be hosting an Exploring Project-based Learning summer institute on July 22-26, 2019. NEW!
2019-04-21 - Health Professions Education has published a 50 years retrospective on problem-based learning at McMaster University. NEW!
2019-04-15 - Check out the project-based learning resources at Getting Smart. NEW!
2019-03-10 - The Buck Institute for Education will be hosting PBL World 2019 on June 18-20. NEW!
2019-03-06 - Read the interview with Professor Nell Duke titled “Do Standards and Project-based Learning Go Hand in Hand?” NEW!
2019-02-18 - The NWS Government in Australia has published an article titled, “Finding Inspiration for Project-based Learning Projects”.
2019-02-05 - Stanford University has republished a Currents in Teaching and Learning review of the book, “Hacking Project-based Learning: 10 Easy Steps to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom” by Ross Copper and Erin Murphy.
2019-01-09 - More and more universities, such as California State University - Fresno, are highlighting the pedagogical benefits of project-based learning.
2018-11-15 - Sam Houston University has published an article titled, “Project-based Learning in Higher Education”.
2018-11-01 - CNN has published an article which references project-based learning.
2018-10-01 - The academic journal Currents in Teaching and Learning has published a special issue on project-based learning.
2018-10-01 - Lauren Faggella has published an article on how Summitt Learning approaches project-based learning curriculum development.
2018-09-25 - Erik M. Francis has published a blog entry which explores the debate between projects vs project based learning.
2018-06-13 - The University of Indianapolis and Columbus Signature High School are collaborating on two four-day PBL workshops that are scheduled for June 25-28, 2018.
2018-06-12 - The most recent issue of The Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning has been published.
2018-05-09 - The Buck Institute for Education invites applications for a new TEP/district partner to join an an existing teacher preparation project-based learning initiative.
2018-04-15 - Learn more about the Project-based Learning Certificate Program which is offered by the School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.
2018-04-05 - A U.S. News article by Lauren Camera focuses on the connections between project-based learning and STEM education.
2018-03-16 - McMaster University is launching a unique online project-based learning course in partnership with Riipen.
2018-02-16 - The PBL for the Next Generation conference is currently underway. The conference is organized by Santa Clara University.
2018-02-15 - Teach Thought has published an article by Jennifer Rita Nichols which describes ten practical ideas for project-based learning at the K-12 level.
2018-01-15 - Applications are invited from post-secondary educators interested in attending the 2018 Institute on Project-based Learning at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
2017-12-27 - An article by EdSurge, contrasts the differences between project-based learning and challenge-based learning.
2017-12-11 - The Michigan State University School of Journalism has published an article by Alexa Seeger, a journalism student, on project-based learning.
2017-12 - The Project Management Educational Foundation has published a new book on project management strategies applied to project-based learning.
2017-12 - Santa Clara University is organizing an International Conference on Active and Project-based Learning for February 2018.
2017-11 The Australian College of Kuwait is hosting a project-based learning symposium in March 2018.
2017-11 Check out how Maastricht University conceptualizes problem-based learning at their university website. Also check out the Problem-based Learning Academy website at Aalborg University in Denmark which publishes the Journal of Problem-based Learning in Higher Education.
2017-11 Mahbub Hasan, a PhD student at the University of Queensland, has drafted a presentation titled, “University students’ approaches to project-based learning (PBL): An Engineering context”
2017-11-07 Susan Kologi has written an article for Additude which explores how project-based learning can support students with attention deficit disorder.
2017-10-02 Education Week has published an article by Jeff Heyck-Williams which focuses on best practices for choosing project topics.
2017-09-28 CNN has published an article about project-based learning which asks “Are these the schools of the future?”
2017-09-23 - Check out the resources at The Centre for Project Based Learning in the Curriculum and Instruction Department at Sam Houston State University.
2017-09-01 - The Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance has published an article which explores the workforce readiness outcomes of project-based learning.
2017-08-26 - April Smith has published a YouTube video which examines the basic elements of project-based learning from a classroom teacher’s perspective.
2017-07-01 - The journal Currents in Teaching and Learning has issued a call for papers on the topic of project-based learning at the higher education level. The special issue will be published in Spring 2018.
2017-06-03 - The Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education has published a blog entry, written by Katy Farber, titled “Take Project-based Learning to the Next Level.”
2017-05-31 - Duke University has published a blog entry, written by Esther Sackett that focuses on team-based learning strategies for higher education.
2017-05-09 - Ten Strands has published a blog entry, written by Jim Bentley, that connects project-based learning and environmental education.
2017-05-08 - The Buck Institute for Education, which normally focuses on K-12 education, has published a blog entry by Janet Watson (U.C. Berkeley) on the transition to project-based learning in higher education.
2017-03-05 - EduProject has published the handbook, Project-based Learning: A Project Management Approach.
2017-02-05 - EduProject has published the monograph Implementing Project-based Learning through University Curriculum by Ryanne Dailey.
2017-01-10 - EduProject has published the monograph Problems, Projects, and Promises: An Integrated Experiential Learning Capstone by Kushan Azadah and Mary-Beth Raddon.
2017-01 - The University of Michigan has published Teaching Project-based Assignments.
Top PBL Websites
Among many other resources, PBLWorks (aka the Buck Institute for Education) publishes several PBL handbooks and a PBL best practices framework titled “Gold Standard PBL: Project Based Teaching Practices.”
Edutopia features a wealth of PBL resources, including blogs, videos, monographs, and a user forum.
The Pininterest Project-based Learning board links to a wealth of PBL resources.
2017-01 - Check out the PBL resources at Teach Thought.
2016-11 - Bob Pearlman has published a list of upcoming PBL related conferences.
2016-11-23 - A recently published study by the Education Endowment Foundation calls into question the educational benefits of project-based learning at the K-12 level.
2016-09-07 - University Affairs has published the article, Why the Undergraduate Years Should Include a Research Experience.
2016-08-02 - Dr. Scott Wurdinger has published a Buck Institute for Education blog entry which focuses on PBL at the higher education level.
2016-08 - Getting Smart and the Buck Institute for Education have published Preparing Students for a Project-based World.
2016-06-14 - EduProject has published the monograph Engaging Community Organizations in Digital Projects by Jodine Perkins.
2016-06-01 - EduProject has published the monograph ‘Communities of Inquiry’ in Online University Courses by Matthew Stranach.
2016-04-24 - EduProject has published the monograph Q&A: A Commitment to Social Entrepreneurship by Aniqah Zowmi.
2016-02 - The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation maintains a Vimeo site which includes a collection of videos that focus on the intersection of PBL and project management best practices.
2016-02-05 - EduProject has published a facilitator’s guide by Amy Lin for a popular Edutopia PBL video.
2016-01-05 - EduProject has published the monograph Q&A: From Kindergarten to
Project-based Learning by Joanne Marie Babalis.
2015-12-16 - EduProject has published the monograph Q&A: A First Year Teacher’s
PBL Experience by Allison Spratt.
2015-10-25 - EduProject has published the monograph Online Tools for PBL by Tim Monreal.
2015-11-24 - EduProject has published the monograph Managing Risks & Constraints by David Hutchison (Editor of EduProject).
2015-09 - The Ontario Ministry of Education’s Student Achievement Devision has published Project-based Learning: Drawing on Best Practices in Project Management by David Hutchison (Editor of EduProject).
2015-05-06 - The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation has released the Project Management Kit for Primary School: Practice Guide for Tutors which is available for free download (registration required).
2014-10-14 - Learning in Hand has published a blog post titled Crafting Questions that Drive Projects which focuses on strategies for creating compelling driving questions.
2014-08 - Nichola Harmer at Plymouth University’s School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences has published Project-based Learning: Literature Review.
2014-05-27 - The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation has released the Foundational Guide – Project Management for Learning which is available for free download (registration required).
2014-04-04 - The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation has released the 21st Century Skills Map – Project Management for Learning which is available for free download (registration required).
2014-03 - The Partnership for 21st Century Learning has released the 21st Century Skills Map - Project Management for Learning.
2014 - KeyCoNet has published a teacher’s guide for Using Project-based Learning to Develop Students’ Key Competences which is written by Amanda Harper.
2013-03-23 - Jonathan Martin has published a blog post titled PBL: What Does the Research Say?
2013 - The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation has released the Project Management Toolkit for Teachers which is available for free download (registration required).
2013 - Lynn Burlbaw et al. have authored a chapter titled The Project Method in Historical Context (available online) in the Sense Publishers book, STEM Project-based Learning (2nd edition), by Robert M. Capraro et al.
2012-04-26 - The Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College has published the Assessing Project-based Learning website which includes links to additional resources.
2012-02 - The Paul Hamlyn Foundation has published Work That Matters: The Teacher’s Guide to Project-based Learning.
2011-02-11 - The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation has released the Project Management Toolkit for Youth which is available for free download (registration required).
2011 - The Pacific Education Institute has published Project-based Learning Model: Relevant Learning for the 21st Century which is written by Erica Baker et al.
2011 - The New Media Consortium has released Challenge Based Learning: The Report from the Implementation Committee.
2011 - The National Academy Foundation and Pearson Foundation have published Project-Based Learning: A Resource for Instructors and Program Coordinators.
2010-09 - Aalborg University has released Principles of Problem and Project-based Learning: The Aalborg PBL Model.
2009 - The New York City Department of Education has released Project-Based Learning: Inspiring Middle School Students to Engage in Deep and Active Learning.
2005 - McMaster University has published The Tutor in Problem-based Learning: A Novice’s Guide which is written by Dr. Allyn Walsh.