White Paper: Connecting Classrooms to Careers Through PBL

Project-based learning (PBL) provides students with opportunities to solve real-world problems and empowers them to build the skills they need to succeed in college, career, and life. In this report, three K-12 district leaders explain how they incorporate PBL into their curriculum and how you can make this successful in your school district.
Download this complimentary white paper and learn:
  • Research on PBL’s impact on student achievement
  • Best practices on incorporating career-focused PBL into your curriculum
  • Tips on helping educators shift from traditional to project-based learning teaching methods


Success Stories



The collection of performance tasks developed by Defined Learning supports the UbD framework for curriculum, instruction and assessment. Through the utilization of ‘real world’ performance tasks and related resources, teachers engage their students in meaningful learning and authentic assessment – and that is the best preparation for the world outside of school.

Jay McTighe