News Archives - Challenge Based Learning


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February 28, 2018

News: Digital Promise Challenge Institute

Join educators from around the world to investigate the big idea of powerful learning, identify pressing challenges, and design sustainable solutions! The Digital Promise Challenge Institute 2019 will be a fully immersive, hands-on professional learning experience that transcends the traditional divide between speakers and participants to create a vibrant and ongoing community.

February 28, 2018

News: The Challenge Institute

In the spring of 2018 the Challenge Institute will be launched in partnership with Digital Promise. The Institute will focus on the power of challenges to create deep learning experiences designed to make a positive difference locally and globally.

February 28, 2018

News: CBL 10th Anniversary Celebration

Join us on the last day of ISTE for an evening of celebration and networking as we celebrate ten years Of CBL and toast to the next chapter of taking action and making a difference. 

February 21, 2018

News: Host a Local Challenge Institute

Do you have big ideas, difficult challenges, and need help connecting disparate initiatives to develop ownership and sustainable solutions? Partner with the Challenge Institute and Digital Promise to host a local challenge event.

February 16, 2018

News: Challenge Institute Mentors

To support the mission of the Challenge Institute and support the expansion of Challenge Based Learning we are looking for qualified individuals to join us as Challenge Institute Mentors.

February 16, 2018

News: CBL Micro-credentials

Demonstrate your knowledge of Challenge Based Learning by completing a micro-credential. The Challenge Institute and Digital Promise have partnered to offer three levels of micro-credentials.

February 14, 2018

News: 2018 Challenge Trailblazers

The Challenge Institute is spotlighting trailblazing individuals and programs that have demonstrated the power of Challenges and Challenge Based Learning to change learning and make a local and global 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.

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.

September 14, 2016

Challenge High – XQ Super School Project Winner

Digital Promise staff worked with the Vista School Community and several other partners to craft a proposal for a new approach to high school based on the IN Sustainable Development Goals, Challenge Based Learning and Personalized learning.

June 23, 2016

News: CBL Has A New Home at Digital Promise

Over the past year Digital Promise has been working with the Education team at Apple, Inc. to update the Challenge Based Learning framework and to assume management of the community and resources.

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