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The Project brings you conversations and interviews about educators' experiences with Project-Based Learning.

The Project brings you conversations and interviews about educators' experiences with Project-Based Learning.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Project brings you conversations and interviews about educators' experiences with Project-Based Learning.

Language:

English


Episodes

EPISODE 6: The ‘Breaking Bias’ Project: Helping Students Identify Bias and Understand Diverse Perspectives

8/10/2020
In this special episode of The Project, Stanley and Laureen are virtually sitting down with a group of teachers across three high schools to discuss their joint PBL project called Breaking Bias. The goal for this project was for students to listen and learn from one another, to understand what bias is, and to better equip them to disarm bias in the future. Students shared their perspectives from three different schools in three very different areas of the country — and on top of that, during...

Duration:00:25:34

EPISODE 5: The Education All Students Deserve: Dinah Becton-Consuegra and Carlos Moreno on Equitable Education Through PBL

8/10/2020
In this episode of The Project, Stanley and Laureen are joined by guests, Dinah Becton-Consuegra and Carlos Moreno! Carlos Moreno is an educational trailblazer committed to supporting school and district leaders in creating high-quality, non-traditional schools designed to tackle systemic issues related to equity in education. He currently serves as Executive Director for Big Picture Learning, a nonprofit organization that, since 1995, has developed over 150 such schools in the United...

Duration:00:29:14

EPISODE 4: This Teachable Moment: Finding Opportunity for Real Change in How We Educate Our Kids

8/10/2020
Today on The Project, Laureen Adams and Stanley Richards are joined by the CEO of PBLWorks, Bob Lenz! CEO Bob Lenz joined PBLWorks five years ago. Before that, he was the co-founder of Envision Education, a charter school network which puts into practice a highly successful redesign model that opens a path to college for underserved urban students in three Bay Area high schools. Bob is recognized nationally as a leader in high school redesign, Project Based Learning, 21st-century skills...

Duration:00:20:48

EPISODE 3: Early PBL Bloopers, Lessons, and Advice with Veteran PBL Teachers

8/10/2020
Welcome to this episode of The Project — the podcast that takes a deep-dive into the power, the potential, the pitfalls, and the possibilities of Project Based Learning to help you, your students, and your colleagues get the most out of PBL! In this episode, Laureen and Stanley will be speaking with three experienced teachers in the PBL space: Ellie Foust has been an educator for over 20 years and has created a STEAM interdisciplinary-based curriculum for seventh graders. Most recently,...

Duration:00:27:58

EPISODE 2: What the Heck is PBL? Suzie Boss and John Larmer, Bestselling PBL Authors, Share Why PBL Works for Students

8/10/2020
In this episode, Laureen and Stanley will be speaking with John Larmer and Suzie Boss — best-selling authors and long-time PBL practitioners! John is a frequent writer on the topic of PBL and education. He’s also a former educator, a long-time champion for making education more engaging and meaningful for students, and the Editor in Chief at PBLWorks! Suzie is a writer, education consultant, and national faculty member at PBLWorks. She is a passionate advocate for Project Based...

Duration:00:21:11

EPISODE 1: Don’t Send a Professional to Do An 8th Grader’s Job, with Ron Berger

8/10/2020
Joining The Project in this episode is Rob Berger, the Chief Academic Officer for EL Education. EL Education guides a network of over 150 public schools in more than 30 states. It’s an organization that partners with districts and charter boards to found public schools in low-income communities in order to send all graduates to college. Ron works closely with the Harvard Graduate School of Education (where he did his graduate work) and teaches a course that uses exemplary student...

Duration:00:29:40