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Project Based Learning

Why Project Based Learning (PBL)?

According to Buck Institute for Education (BIE) here are some reasons why PBL is important:

  • PBL makes school more engaging for students.
  • PBL improves learning.
  • PBL builds success for college, career, and life.
  • PBL helps address standards.
  • PBL provides opportunities for students to use technology.
  • PBL makes teaching more enjoyable and rewarding.
  • PBL connects students and schools with communities and the real world.

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Project Based Learning and the Four C's.

The Four C's of 21st century learning are integral to preparing students for college and career readiness. They are utilized throughout Project Based Learning and Thematic Units.


  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creativity
  • Communication