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PBL: Minecraft Math Project - Entrepreneur

Here is a great way to use Minecraft as a tool to get students thinking about budgets and starting their own businesses. In this project, students...

PBL: Am I Doing it Right?

Many times educators that are beginning the Project Based Learning (PBL) journey focus solely on the lesson design. This is, of course, and extremely...

PBL: Intro to Project Based Learning

The Buck Institute for Education is a great resource for all things Project Based Learning. This video will outline and fill in...

What the Heck Is a Tubric?

This is a must have for PBL lesson design and inquiry, but every teacher can use it. The video will explain how to use it to generate driving...

PBL: Fostering a Collaborative culture

When implementing Project-Based Learning in your classroom, it can be daunting to allow students to take ownership over their learning processes and...

K-2 Teamwork Rubric

This rubric, designed by the Buck Institute for Education, can be used specifically with K-2 students to help guide and assess their ability to...

Moonshot Thinking: Solve for X

Google X is a hub of "moonshot" thinking.  There isn't a problem too big or too audacious that can't be solved when you approach it with a radical...

How to Write Effective Driving Questions

If we boil it down, the only reason humans know anything is because we wanted to answer questions. We are inquisitive and often relentless when it...

PBL: Start to Finish

In this video, Edutopia examines life at Manor New Technology High School. Their use of Project Based Learning is a vehicle for student choice...

STEM: A Student Perspective

Ready to be inspired? This student is sharing her learning by recording a video series on the importance of STEM in her learning experience. She...

Lesson Example: Complete Polymers

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...

Lesson Example: Alternative Energy

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...

Lesson Example: Cube Satellites

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...

Lesson Example: Extreme Biosuits

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while...

#Think in 3 Minutes

INTRODUCING AWESOME 8 LEARNING OPPORTUNITY #5: THINKAt Pyxis we believe that learning occurs when we teach kids how to ask the right...

#Explore in 3 Minutes

INTRODUCING AWESOME 8 LEARNING OPPORTUNITY #3: EXPLOREAt Pyxis we believe that learning occurs when teachers allow students to be curious...

A Case for Curiosity

Curiosity is a the heart of student exploration, and learning as a whole. Ainissa Ramirez, in this article from Edutopia, makes a case for keeping...

The Right Time for Inquiry Based Learning

After watching the first part of this resource you might be asking yourself why it has been tagged with inquiry and PBL. However if you watch it...

Journey From Teacher-Guided to Student-Driven

Inquiry-based learning is a great way to get students exploring. It is important to remember though, students don't always come to a learning...

Learning Benefits of Inquiry-based Learning

In this resource, Dr. Andrew Boudreaux talks about the benefits of inquiry-based learning in his Physics classroom. Don't worry, even if you don't...