The PBL Playbook

The PBL Playbook

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You’ve started using PBL in your classroom, and you are committed to doing it. You’re even on the lookout for ways to improve your PBL practice and engage your students. However, you’re probably facing some barriers and obstacles in moving forward.


PBL Project Blitz Episode 2: Kendra McPheeters - Short Stories
Oct 14 • 13 min
In the second episode of a new series called the PBL Project Blitz, Josh and Andrea sit down with Kendra McPheeters and talk about her short stories project. See Episode Webpage for more notes and links.
Season 2 - Episode 2: Administrator Series Part 1 - Administrative Support
Sep 30 • 32 min
Music from https://filmmusic.io”Cheery Monday” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
PBL Project Blitz Episode 1: Andrew Larson - Dystopian Masterpiece Theater
Sep 16 • 14 min
In the first episode of a new series called the PBL Project Blitz, Josh and Andrea sit down with Andrew Larson of CSA New Tech High School to talk about his Dystopian Masterpiece Theater Project. See Episode Webpage for more notes and links.
Season 2 - Episode 1: PBL and Afterschool
Aug 26 • 29 min
In episode 1 of the second season of the PBL Playbook, Josh and Andrea discuss the benefits of integrating PBL into afterschool programs. See Episode Webpage for more notes and links.
Episode 7: Assessment Series Part 3 - Standards-based Grading
Apr 24 • 27 min
In this episode, Josh and Andrea sit down with Superintendent and author Michael McDowell to discuss standards-based grading and how it fits into the PBL framework. See Episode Webpage for more notes and links.
Episode 6: Assessment Series Part 2 - 21st Century Skills
Jan 15 • 25 min
In this episode, Josh and Andrea sit down with Global Education Consultant Dave Ross to discuss the implementation and assessment of 21st Century Skills. See Episode Webpage for more notes and links.
Episode 5: Assessment in PBL Part 1 - Let’s Talk About the Basics
Oct 29, 2018 • 19 min
In this episode, Josh and Andrea sit down with Meganmarie Dennis, a Magnify Learning PBL Facilitator to discuss the idea of assessment in PBL. See Episode Webpage for more notes and links.
Assessment Series Preview
Sep 10, 2018 • 8 min
In this Episode, Josh and Andrea launch a PBL Assessment mini-series that will span over the next few episodes.
Episode 4: Creating a Culture of PBL
Aug 6, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode, Josh & Andrea and two PBL facilitators discuss the ins and outs of creating and maintaining a classroom culture that allows PBL to thrive. See Episode Webpage for more notes and links.
Episode 3: Planning a Project
Jul 2, 2018 • 32 min
In episode 3 of the PBL Playbook, Josh and Andrea break down the process of planning a project. See Episode Webpage for more notes and links.
Episode 2: Here to Educate!
May 21, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode, Josh & Andrea continue to explore the elements that make PBL work. See Episode Webpage for more notes and links.
Episode 1: What Works in PBL
Apr 16, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode, Josh and Andrea go down to the core of PBL and discuss what makes PBL work. See Episode Webpage for more notes and links.