Buck Institute for Education

 

 

Price: Free

Subjects: All
Grade levels: All
Content
Projects, PBL Do-It-Yourself,Tools & Resources on project planning, management, assessment, and reflection, Free Webinars & videos

Description: The Buck Institute for Education provides 448 projects on various subject areas including math, social studies, science, english language arts, foreign languages, and etc across all grade levels from various sources. It also has PBL Do-It-Yourself, tools and resources on project planning, management, assessment, and free webinars and videos on PBL.

PBL resources and tools introduced here are only ones of high quality, broad scope, easy usability, and no cost -- to be most beneficial to our survey participants and other learner-centered educators. The descriptions of the resources and tools are current as of December 10, 2012.

Project Banks

PBL University by Buck Institute for Education

 

Price: Free
Subjects:
Math, English Language Arts, Social studies (Plan to expand)

Grade levels: 3-12
Content:
Projects, Free online classes on launching, managing, and assessing projects, Certification available

Description: The Buck Institute for Education tried to reach more educators and promote deeper learning opportunities on PBL. As part of the endeavor, PBL University was created to help teachers implement PBL classrooms. Teachers can receive PBL Teacher Certification from BIE, if they choose to complete all the necessary classes and implement the project with their students.

Edutopia

Price: Free

Subjects: All​

Grade levels: All
Content:
Overview of PBL, History and Research, Examples that work

Description: Edutopia provides a list of exemplary K-12 PBL examples in videos, blogs, and articles. You can browse good PBL examples by grade levels.

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

 

 

 

Price: Free
Subjects: Science
Grade levels:
7-12

Content: Peer-reviewed cases in science, Publications, Teachers directory, Assessment, Paid training opportunities

Description: The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science provides over 450 peer-reviewed cases in all areas of science through middle school to professional levels. Teachers directory to find an educator to network with from and resources on assessment such as research articles, tools and techniques.

Lesson Planet

 

 

 

Price: Free trial for 10 days / $59.88 per year

Subjects: All
Grade levels: All
Content:
400,000+ peer-reviewed standards-related lesson-planning resources (Lesson plans, Worksheets, Presentations, Videos), Articles

Description: If you want to find educational resources based on academic standards, Lesson Planet provides paid services to find various lesson planning resources with ratings by fellow educators in Art, Music, Health, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Computers, Special Education, and you can browse resources by common core and state standards. You can also browse by resource type, grade, ratings, subject, grade, and worksheet type. Search for “Project or Problem Based Learning”, and you will get 15,000+ resources.

21st Century Project Based Learning by West Virginia Department of Education

 

 

 

Price: Free

Subjects: All
Grade levels: All
Content:
PBL Projects, PBL Tools (Project planning, Management, Assessment)

Description: PBL projects in English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Visual Arts, Music, Dance, and Theater were created by West Virginia teachers who worked with the  WVDE Office of Instruction and shared with the public. New PBL designs will be posted as they continue to work with teachers. Useful tools for project planning, management, and assessment are also provided.

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