PBL Around the World

  • Lyceum Preschool in Bermuda Partners with the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo
    Lyceum Preschool in Bermuda Partners with the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo

    Lyceum Preschool in Bermuda has temporarily moved its educational activities to the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo (Bamz) in Flatts Village due to renovations at their usual location, Francis Patton School. This shift has transformed the educational experience for its students, replacing traditional classroom walls with the natural and rich learning environment of Bamz. This…

  • iLEAD and SCVi receive K12 Strong Workforce Grant to Grow Aerospace Pathways
    iLEAD and SCVi receive K12 Strong Workforce Grant to Grow Aerospace Pathways

    The K12 Strong Workforce Program has awarded an $899,000 grant to iLEAD California, which will be used to expand aerospace education at SCVi Charter School in Castaic, its founding campus. This initiative introduces an aerospace career and technical education (CTE) pathway for high school students (grades 9-12), starting in fall 2024. The program aims to…

  • K-8 Students Contribute to the EarthEcho Water Challenge
    K-8 Students Contribute to the EarthEcho Water Challenge

    Eighth-grade science students from Palm View Florida recently explored Emerson Point Preserve in Palmetto as part of a field trip on February 13th, focusing on environmental impacts and marine biology careers. This outing, sponsored by Minorities In Shark Sciences (MISS), allowed students to engage with Florida Science Standard SC.7.E.6.6 through practical experience, examining human influences…

  • The Spartan Learning Academy Uses a Fabrication Lab to Practice Project-Based Learning
    The Spartan Learning Academy Uses a Fabrication Lab to Practice Project-Based Learning

    The Spartan Learning Academy in Bernalillo, previously known as Bernalillo Middle School, has introduced a significant innovation to its curriculum with the addition of a Fabrication Lab (Fab Lab), greeted upon entry by Pepper the Robot. This transformation, highlighted by Assistant Principal Anthony Jaramillo, aims to revolutionize the middle school experience through project-based learning. The…

  • Orange County Department of Education Harnessing AI to Transform Teaching and Learning
    Orange County Department of Education Harnessing AI to Transform Teaching and Learning

    Wes Kriesel and Kunal Dalal, newly appointed administrators of artificial intelligence and innovation at the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE), are pioneering a shift in educational culture towards integrating AI into pedagogy, emphasizing a mindset change over the mere adoption of new tools. Their focus is on humanizing technology, utilizing AI to enhance the…

  • Youth Education and Outreach Program (YEOP) Promotes Outdoor Learning Experiences on State Lands
    Youth Education and Outreach Program (YEOP) Promotes Outdoor Learning Experiences on State Lands

    In 2023, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) introduced the Youth Education and Outreach Program (YEOP) to promote place-based, career-connected, outdoor learning experiences on state lands. This initiative is a key part of DNR’s workforce development strategy, aimed at creating a natural resource workforce that aligns with the sector’s needs and mirrors the community demographics.…

  • 50 State Winners Named in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow STEM Competition
    50 State Winners Named in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow STEM Competition

    Student from Princeton High participating in the competition Samsung Electronics America announced the advancement of 50 schools as State Winners in the 14th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow national STEM competition. Each winning school has been awarded a Samsung technology prize package valued at $12,000. These winners, selected from 300 State Finalist public middle and…

  • Natick Johnson School Students Start a Journey To Uncover The Past
    Natick Johnson School Students Start a Journey To Uncover The Past

    The Johnson School Legacy Project is a five-month-long learning initiative at the Johnson School, managed by Charleen Belcher, the Library Media Specialist, and Grace Magley, the Director of Digital & Personalized Learning. The project kickoff event, held on January 16, was met with great anticipation by the second, third, and fourth-grade students participating. This project…

  • Academe of the Oaks’ Transformative Project Week
    Academe of the Oaks’ Transformative Project Week

    Students constructing a brick oven The innovative educational approach at Academe of the Oaks, high school education transcends traditional methods of textbooks and lectures. Here, students engage deeply with academic subjects like history, language, math, and science through hands-on experiences, promoting both collaborative and individual learning. Academe’s commitment to experiential learning is exemplified in their…

  • The Creative Classroom: The Transformative Role of Art and Creativity in Education
    The Creative Classroom: The Transformative Role of Art and Creativity in Education

    Student engaged in a geometric art project The “creative classroom” is a concept that revolutionizes the conventional educational paradigm by harnessing the boundless potential of human creativity. This approach goes beyond traditional educational methods by integrating arts into the curriculum, thereby enriching students’ learning experiences. Key highlights include: Innovation and Imagination: The creative classroom fosters…

  • Project-Based Learning Program Connects Students with Local Businesses
    Project-Based Learning Program Connects Students with Local Businesses

    Southeast Polk RISE seniors Parker Strawn, Cael Julander, Ali Brunner, along with Ms. Chelsey Sadler, took a break from hosting their student-produced podcast, “On the Rise,” to appear as guests on the “All Things SEP” podcast hosted by Dr. Dirk Halupnik. They discussed their participation in RISE, a unique, work-based learning business class designed to…

  • Student engagement Soars Through Cross-Curricular Teaching at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School
    Student engagement Soars Through Cross-Curricular Teaching at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School

    Students presenting their project Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Salt Lake City has adopted a dynamic approach to education through cross-curricular teaching, blending various disciplines to offer students a comprehensive understanding of knowledge interconnectedness. This method acknowledges that real-life challenges don’t conform to single subject areas, promoting collaboration among teachers to create a…