Project based learning is one of the hottest topics in education today! It
adds the context and meaning needed for students to think deeply and truly
engage with content. Now more than ever students need to cultivate the
success skills of collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and
innovation in order to be competitive in both college and career and
educators need support to build collaborative classroom cultures. Our goal
is to create a PBL network to share resources and support, explore
questions, and offer authentic experiences that model the PBL mindset and
methodology. Together we have the opportunity to provide students in
northeastern Ohio with skills that make their knowledge of content
marketable as they seek admission to college and/or the workplace. As a
Network, we will engage in a book talk using the book Hacking Project
Based Learning, by Ross Cooper and Erin Murphy. The Hacks offered
throughout this book will provide a framework for our discussions and
collaborative efforts. We believe that we are stronger together!
The Driving Question for our Network will be: How can we build the
capacity of school leaders to encourage and develop high-quality PBL
experiences for all students?
• Book included with registration.