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Video Series: Project-Based Learning

Two students work on building a structure out of colorful blocks

Project-based learning is a dynamic teaching approach that actively engages students in learning through real-world projects relevant to their lives and experiences. A growing body of research shows that project-based learning can have a positive impact on student achievement and engagement. In these videos from Edutopia, Linda Darling-Hammond and other experts describe how a rigorous project-based approach fits in with what we know works for students, based on the science of learning and development.

How PBL Taps Into the Science of Learning and Development