PBL challenges students to address real-world issues and take those new skills with them for the rest of their lives

Using PBL to develop 21st-century skills


PBL challenges students to address real-world issues and take those new skills with them for the rest of their lives

In today’s classrooms, students need more than academic knowledge to thrive in college, careers and beyond. As a result, educators are dually tasked with increasing core subject comprehension and developing 21st-century skills, especially in STEM. Project-based learning (PBL) is designed to do both.

By inviting students to solve real-world challenges in their own community, we can draw the connection between these modern skills and the changing world around us.

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