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This growing set of resources includes stories about CBL in action, research, templates for each phase, and resources to get started. Sort by Categories or use the site search to find specific resources. Notify us if you have resources that you would like to share.

 
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January 24, 2018

Why CBL + MBA is Good Math for Colombia

After looking at a variety of learning frameworks– Alejandro and the Business school administration saw Challenge Based Learning as the framework that marries theory with place-based inquiry and investigation where learning results in action that immediately makes a difference. CBL + MBA results in ideas to meet the challenges of Colombia today and tomorrow. Take Action. Make a Difference.

December 12, 2017

Story: CBL @ Carroll Magnet Middle School

Since 2014, Digital Promise has partnered with the Wake County Public School System and Carroll Magnet Middle School to use the Challenge Based Learning (CBL) framework to support the core tenants of the school and district and prepare students to be successful in school and beyond.

April 8, 2017

Story: CBL and Dyslexia

This is a story about a small group of learners in an after-school workshop at Genoa’s Centro Leonardo (center of developmental psychology) working with CBL to increase self-awareness, planning and other study-related skills (metacognitive skills).

February 10, 2017

Story: 3-D Printed Inhaler Cap

In the spring of 2016, 7th grade students at the Windward School in Los Angeles were challenged to measurably and sustainably advance, engineer, or positively impact the lives of those affected with non-infectious diseases in your community. This is one of their solutions.

February 10, 2017

Story: Peanut Free Zone

In the spring of 2016, 7th grade students at the Windward School in Los Angeles were challenged to measurably and sustainably advance, engineer, or positively impact the lives of those affected with non-infectious diseases in your community. This is one of their solutions.

December 5, 2016

Story: CBL @ Full Sail Labs

Full Sail Labs provides a safe space for students to explore and acquire new skills through CBL. This past year Full Sail partnered with One School of the Arts to help students dig into a community challenge or problem and determine a solution they can implement.

August 15, 2016

A Windmill for Yolanda

Utilizing the Challenge Based Learning framework, students of Universidad Nacional de Río Negro built a Savonius windmill. This challenge allows students to learn mathematics, physics, statistics and about their community.

July 31, 2016

Story – Aitken Creek Primary School

Aitken Creek Primary School students are encouraged to explore their world through the Challenge Based Learning framework to become thinking, informed, resilient and self-directed learners who aspire to be the best they can be and contribute actively to their community.

July 11, 2016

Story: Kolbe Catholic College 2017

Learn how Kolbe Catholic College, secondary college situated in Rockingham, Western Australia, has developed a compulsory CBL course for all 9th grade students.

June 26, 2016

Story: Windward School

All across the classroom, students are working collaboratively to develop and implement solutions to real problems. This is but a typical day inside the challenge-based learning (CBL) classroom, and it’s a big reason why we’re so excited about it.

June 25, 2016

Story: Ringwood Primary

When the educators at Ringwood North Primary put fifth and sixth graders at the helm of helping Christchurch, New Zealand and Queensland, Australia recover from natural disasters, they knew the challenge was lofty.

June 24, 2016

Story: Wonga Park Primary School

Wonga Park is a Government Primary School in Wonga Park, Victoria, Australia. Utilizing the Challenge Based Learning framework throughout the entire school provided the impetus for Wonga Park’s move to a one to one iPad program.

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