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Introduction to Problem Based Learning


What is PBL?

Problem-based learning (PBL) is focused experiential learning organized around the investigation and resolution of messy, real-world problems.

itemPBL engages students as stakeholders immersed in a messy, ill-structured, problematic situation.

itemPBL organizes curriculum around this holistic problem, enabling student learning in relevant and connected ways.

itemPBL creates a learning environment in which teachers coach student
thinking and guide student inquiry, facilitating learning toward deeper
levels of understanding while entering the inquiry as a co-investigator.


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