Problem-Based Learning

PBL.. What is the difference between problem and project based learning? They often get used interchangeably, but they are different. Problem-Based Learning focuses on the PROCESS and Project-Based Learning focuses on the PRODUCT. However, I think both provide authentic learning opportunities for students.

I am passionate about Problem-Based Learning so I when I refer to PBL it is in reference to that instructional method. I have presented on PBL multiple times, some individually and some with my dear friend and colleague Rachel Sniff, who also is a PBL guru. Here is a graphic she shared with me on the difference between PBL (problem) and PBL (project). Resource on the difference: http://tinyurl.com/bzkozqu

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*I wrote a little about Problem-Based Learning in my passions for education section. (Please refer back to that section for the basics of problem-based learning)

10 Problem-based learning Resources:

1. http://bit.ly/XdYGgf

2. http://bit.ly/1ul0hhE

3. http://stanford.io/1oZbukh

4. http://bit.ly/1kY0Ifc

5. http://bit.ly/1lQfeAi (Project/Problem/Inquiry)

6.  http://bit.ly/1pLKbJP

7. http://bit.ly/1nK5Z4k (blog post on questioning through PBL by te@chthought)

8. http://bit.ly/1oFbzFq (use case studies as PBL)

9. http://bit.ly/Ve1UPd (video on PBL)

10. http://bit.ly/1vzZlHN (video on PBL)

Students in my classroom say this about PBL:

 

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  1. Pingback: The Secret to Successful Inquiry? Failure. | From One Teacher To Another

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