PBL: Buck Institute for Education

The Buck Institute for Education creates and shares high-quality PBL instructional practices and products and offers professional development on how to design, assess, and manage engaging projects for students. PBLU offers customizable projects and online professional learning classes. For example, in the Design It Clean project students work in teams to develop water filters that are dependable, affordable, and can provide clean water for specific communities in the real world. Teachers can use the Project Design Rubric to guide project design, assess project rigor, and give formative feedback.