Project Based Learning can be seen as one of the rising trends in education. It can also be viewed as a trendy reinvention of well worn wheel. Confusion over what makes an effective example of Project Based Learning is the root cause of this argument. Some clarity is required if we are to get Project Based Learning right and achieve the desired outcome for our students.
Fortunately the writers at the Buck Institute for Education have created this check list for Project Based Learning. In a simple format it suggests eight essential elements for a successful project.