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Project-Based Learning Fundamentals


Gain the knowledge, understanding, and strategies needed to design and implement Project-Based Learning in the classroom.


Earn Credits

3 Grad Credits ($445 )

Non-Credit PD ($245)

45 TX CPEs ($245)

From Anywhere

Desktop + Mobile

At Your Pace

45 hours (self-paced)

6 months to complete

Next Classroom Opens

Fall 2019

Course Description

A relevant question new and seasoned educators often receive from students is, “Why do we need to know this?” Project-Based Learning (PBL) takes learning into the 21s​ t​ Century and challenges students to experience real-world problem solving. Designed to build critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills, this pedagogical tool is beneficial to all teaching disciplines.The goal of this course is to provide classroom educators who are new to PBL with the knowledge, understanding, and methodologies needed to design and implement Project-Based Learning in the classroom. This course will help you:

  • Engage and motivate students with real-world problem solving.
  • Become a facilitator of learning.
  • Assess student progress in non-traditional ways.
  • Increase student responsibility.
  • Prepare students for real-world problem solving.
  • Provide a deeper and more lasting impact on learning.

Credit Approval Information

While you should always follow any pre-approval requirements in your district, we help educators across the country earn advancement on their district’s salary scale and meet their relicensing needs. This course has been pre-approved by the Texas Education Agency, and graduate-level credit is offered through Colorado State University – Pueblo.

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How The Course Works

Self-Paced | Online | 6 Months To Complete


Explore impactful research-proven classroom strategies, and uncover which ones work best for you.



Safer than real-world testing. Reflective journaling and 4 learning projects guide you to apply what you learn.



24/7 available Professional Learning Community (PLC) where you can interact with course peers and instructors.



Earn grad-level credits or non-credit PD hours to meet your salary advancement and recertification requirements.


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