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Project-Based Learning
Background Knowledge & Theory
Our goal is to help you learn about project-based learning by doing it. We hope these experiences help you integrate its strategies into your own classroom teaching. To get started, click on this section to find basic information and guidelines on project-based instruction.

These extended projects provide you with a framework for engaging in your own project-based experience. Each project poses a problem or challenge, provides project guidelines, and provides help modeling the process.

Teaching Concepts

To help you integrate a Project-Based Learning approach into your teaching, this section provides basic information on these 5 teaching and learning topics:
Goal Setting, Motivation, Cognitive Strategy, Cooperative Learning and Assessment.

Selected References

Here is a compiled list of resources and references used in the Project-Based Learning site.

We would like to acknowledge the work of Dr. Anthony J. Petrosino of the University of Texas at Austin for his contribution to this website.

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