Having students work together to solve complex, real-world problems is the basis of Project Based Learning, an innovative approach to classroom instruction.

The Orange County Department of Education offers training opportunities and other resources to help educators implement Project Based Learning, or PBL, in their classrooms.

Our latest “OCDE in 30 Seconds” features Denise Harshman describing how OCDE helps teachers explore essential components of PBL, now a key component of 21st century learning.

Watch the video for a quick overview. Then go to http://ocde.us/pbl to learn more.