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Project Based Learning & Student Acheivement


This brief on project based learning (PBL) from the Buck Institute for Education contains short summaries and the outcomes of 20 different studies analyzing the effectiveness of PBL. These studies, while not a comprehensive or definitive source of information, offer a promising and optimistic look at the real world outcomes of PBL.

Key Points

  •  The continued emergence of research findings to support PBL as a valid instructional method for all students is promising.
  • This is true even for those who are furthest from opportunity


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