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Project Based Learning

"PBL is the act of learning through identifying a real-world problem and developing its solution. Kids show what they learn as they journey through the unit, not just at the end."

Dr Lara Boyd outlines new research in how the brain learns

Project-Based Learning creates the structures within schooling that allow for students to engage in real-world experiences where they learn by working toward a project goal.

As part of this process, there is struggle that is engineered into the process, which, as this video discusses is a key to effective learning. Dr Lara Boyd has discovered from her research that ‘more effort and increased struggle during the practice of skills leads to greater structural change in the brain and more learning.”