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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 18, 2018

Big Idea: Gender Equality

This challenge provides an opportunity for learners to explore the Big Idea of gender inequality in a local context while surveying the broader global conversation.

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.

February 12, 2018

Big Idea: Failure

The Big Idea is Failure, and the challenge is to learn from failure. Through participating in this Challenge, we can learn how to change perceptions and what scaffolding needs to be in place to help people “fail forward” and improve.

February 5, 2018

Big Idea: Empathy

Empathy is a timely Big Idea and one worthy of deep investigation. There is a general sense that we need more empathy in schools, workplaces, communities, and politics. It is easy to say that everyone needs to be more empathetic and much more difficult to implement and sustain.

January 29, 2018

Big Idea: Data

Most of us abdicate the responsibility of data to experts and researchers and wait for the reports or programs to tell us what to do. Data is a resource that can be used for good and for ill, so we need to know more about data and how to use it to improve our worlds.

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.

January 22, 2018

Big Idea: Collaboration

Effective collaboration is considered a critical factor for success in school, work, and life. But how much time do we spend thinking about what makes effective collaboration and how it intersects with other concepts such as personalization and competition? As is the case with all Big Ideas there is a lot to learn by exploring the concept of collaboration. And what better what to explore collaboration than to embed it in a challenge?

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