The History of PBL
Early
supporters
of learning
by doing.
Confucius and Aristotle were
early proponents of learning
by doing.
Socrates modele...
John Dewey
supported
learning
through
experience.
John Dewey, 20th-century
American educational theorist
and philosopher, ...
"Education is not
preparation for life;
education is life itself.”
-John Dewey
What do you think
classrooms looked like at
this point?
October 4, 1957, 7:28 PM
Sputnik was
launched.
On October 4, 1957 at
7:28pm the Soviet Union
launched the first artificial
satellite.
Crisis in
Education
“The schools are in terrible
shape, what has long been
an ignored national problem,
Sputnik has made a...
PBL gets its
name.
Doctors from McMaster
University labeled their
approach to learning as
Problem Based Learning.
The focus
changes.
The focus changed from
problem solvers to good test
takers.
What is Project-
Based Learning?
In Project Based Learning
(PBL), students go through
an extended process of
inquiry in response to a
complex question,
pro...
“Tell me and I forget,
teach me and I may
remember, involve me
and I learn.”
Benjamin Franklin
Why Use PBL as a Teaching
Method?
An effective way to learn content knowledge and
skills
Making a school curriculum more e...
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PBL History

  1. 1. The History of PBL
  2. 2. Early supporters of learning by doing. Confucius and Aristotle were early proponents of learning by doing. Socrates modeled how to learn through questioning, inquiry, and critical thinking.
  3. 3. John Dewey supported learning through experience. John Dewey, 20th-century American educational theorist and philosopher, challenged the traditional view of the student as a passive recipient of knowledge and argued for active experiences that prepare students for ongoing learning about a dynamic world.
  4. 4. "Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” -John Dewey
  5. 5. What do you think classrooms looked like at this point?
  6. 6. October 4, 1957, 7:28 PM
  7. 7. Sputnik was launched. On October 4, 1957 at 7:28pm the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite.
  8. 8. Crisis in Education “The schools are in terrible shape, what has long been an ignored national problem, Sputnik has made a recognized crisis.”
  9. 9. PBL gets its name. Doctors from McMaster University labeled their approach to learning as Problem Based Learning.
  10. 10. The focus changes. The focus changed from problem solvers to good test takers.
  11. 11. What is Project- Based Learning?
  12. 12. In Project Based Learning (PBL), students go through an extended process of inquiry in response to a complex question, problem, or challenge.
  13. 13. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin
  14. 14. Why Use PBL as a Teaching Method? An effective way to learn content knowledge and skills Making a school curriculum more engaging and meaningful Building readiness for 21st century work, life and citizenship

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