As technology continues to change the workforce around us, educators scramble to prepare students with the skills they’ll need to succeed in a work environment that doesn’t even exist yet.
… this is why we hear so much about the benefits of project based learning these days. According to the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, PBL develops 21st century skills such as collaboration, communication, and critical thinking.
The workplace skills companies valued yesterday are not the workplace skills that will be valued tomorrow, and the educators are hungry for information on how they can update their lesson styles in order to ensure their students have the best chance at success. This article discusses Project Based Learning, a student-focused and engaging lesson style that more closely resembles a workplace environment.