The Core Value Behind Project-based Learning

Those around me know that I have become a cheerleader for the power and promise of project-based learning as a way to promote 21st century teaching and learning. It is such an exciting prospect to me that I naively assume that all will instantly share my excitement. That obviously isn’t the case, and that is probably a good thing. Nonetheless, as I was recently looking through some of the “Best Presentations in the World” at Slideshare.com, I came across this presentation. While it doesn’t actually state anything about education or project-based learning, I contend that it perfectly articulates a core value that drives project-based learning advocates. Imagine a school that truly let the spirit of this presentation drive and direct everything in the school. Let me know what you think.

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About Bernard Bull

Dr. Bernard Bull is an author, host of the MoonshotEdu Show, professor of education, AVP of Academics, and Chief Innovation officer. Some of his books include Missional Moonshots: Insights and Inspiration for Educational Innovation, What Really Matters: Ten Critical Issues in Contemporary Education, The Pedagogy of Faith (editor), and Adventures in Self-Directed Learning. He is passionate about futures in education, educational innovation, alternative education, and nurturing agency and curiosity.