Top Project Based Learning Ideas and Lesson Plans You Will Find On the Web

Top Project Based Learning Lesson Plans You Will Find On the Web

Students learn best while doing the activities.

Project Based Learning is a great way to get students started. When involved in a project, students collaborate and learn things by working together on an extended period of time that not only helps them gain knowledge but also helps them refine their real life skills such as collaboration and communication. This teaching method is engaging for kids. It helps them understand the subjects in depth as they get to understand topics from multiple angles. In this process of learning, students [participate actively and explore real world problems and challenges and acquire a deeper knowledge. 

Below are some of the best project based learning ideas and lesson plans you will find on web.

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1. English Project Ideas For Language Arts Project Based Learning

A great resource with a listing of over 200 examples that you can use in your classroom all segregated by grade level. With these project-based lessons learning and teaching will a lot more different than it used to be. The list is sorted for elementary school activities, middle school language arts project and high school language arts projects.      

2. Project Based Learning Science

Get project based lessons on topics like astronomy, earth and environment, chemistry, engineering and architecture, life science, physical science, physics, technology and some other science projects for elementary, middle and high school. The list is sorted topic wise and for the convenience of educators topics are categorized according to the grade level.    

3. Project Based Learning: Lessons Achieved

This resource by CCUSD (Culver City Unified School District) is an amazing collection of project based learning lesson plans, segregated according to grade level. The lessons are listed for kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school. Each lesson’s short summary is mentioned with a link to complete details as how you have to go about it.     

4. Project Gallery for Middle School

This one is specifically for all the middle schoolers. If you tech middle school, you will find this very useful. A short list of lessons sorted based on the subjects covering most of the important and basic topics.   

5. PBL Pathways

Some great math and science ideas to put your learning into action. Every project mentions what all topics are covered in it.

6. CASES Online

This works like a search engine to your entire project based lessons. Simply pick your subject and grade level to get access to lists of lesson plans and get started. And if educators have something to add on, they can do that as well.  

7. Virtual Schoolhouse

A collection of project based learning practices. The site guides to work with tools that are involved in the project and helps you make PBL part of your learning-teaching process. 

8. High Tech High Schools

Selection of PBL projects from High Tech High Schools, in San Diego, California.

9. Social Studies Projects & Ideas for PBL History, Geography & Civics

This list is for Social Studies teachers with more than 350 projects to get your hands on. These social studies projects take your students beyond dioramas and research papers to authentic learning, through community and civic problem solving and outreach.

10. Math Project Ideas: Examples of Project-Based Learning

Over 150 examples to pick from. Sorted grade and topic wise.


Get interesting PBL ideas from this math-dedicated site to initiate some action in your classroom.   

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Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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