Changing Education Paradigms

Project Based Learning

What is PBL?

A teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge.

THE ADVANTAGES OF PBL

  • Involves and motivates students
  • Improves the understanding of the school material 
  • Cultivates skills necessary for success in both personal and professional lives
  • Creates an opportunity to incorporate new technologies 
  • Allows teachers to teach in a more satisfying way 
  • Creates a link between schools, communities and the wider world

Essential Project Design Elements

Challenging Problem or Question

Sustained Inquiry

Student Voice & Choice

+ Reflection

Critique & Revision

Public Product

Korda Method

"The Korda Method is an excellent turnkey solution for educators [that makes] teachers feel confident taking risks in their curriculum that combines content with building 21st century skills, not only because the methodology has proven successful, but because the training and support materials lead teachers every step of the way."

Teaching Method for the 21st Century

Method in Action

Impact of Workshops on Educators

“It’s not about what we teach, it’s about what they learn.” – Doris Korda