Project Based and Problem Based Learning

Increasing Academic Success through Project-Based Learning (PBL) Modules with High-Needs Students: Case Studies from NJ & Ohio

By engaging in a socially and emotionally supportive learning environment through six (6) student-centered, PBL modules over four years, our early college high school students from 9th-12th grades develop the necessary college and career readiness skills for academic success to and through college.  This session will focus on how to impact the education of low-income, first-generation college students through the systematic use of project-based learning in ever

Organizational Structures and Strategies that Promote Problem-Based Learning Environments

Implementation of problem-based learning requires leaders to look out for potential barriers that decrease or diminish the overall effectiveness of the strategy.  This session will focus on the opportunities to establish gateway structures that encourage the development of robust context rich problem based learning environments.

Marcy Raymond
Educational Service Center, Columbus, OH

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Essentials for Project-Based Learning

Essentials in developing project based learning.

Building a Pedagogy of Engagement for Students in Poverty

This article discusses the best approaches to educating low income youth is to develop a pedagogy that is driven by high academic expectations and standards.  The author also discusses examples that involve educators recognizing their own biases when it comes to educating low-income youth.