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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 who are beginning the Project Based Learning (PBL) journey focus solely on the lesson design. This is, of course, an 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?

For any teacher who has struggled with creating a foundational driving question for a PBL unit, the tubric could be the answer! This video explains...

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...

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: 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...

#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 questions and...

#Explore in 3 Minutes

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

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...

The Geo-Literacy Project - Explore Outside the Classroom

Exploring outside of the classroom can be a very valuable learning opportunity for your students. It can be inquiry-based and student-centered,...

8 Basic Steps of Project-Based Learning

When beginning to implement Project-Based Learning in your classroom, the shift to student-centered, inquiry-based learning can be overwhelming and...