Ebook: Guide to Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning (PBL) is an instructional methodology that encourages students to learn and apply knowledge and skills through an engaging experience. PBL presents opportunities for deeper learning in-context and for the development of important skills tied to college and career readiness. While the benefits are clear, this shift in teaching and learning can be challenging for many educators.

In this guide, you will learn:

  • Research on how PBL improves student outcomes
  • Best practices for engaging students in PBL
  • Resources that can help you plan your PBL lessons with ease


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