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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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June 25, 2016

Research: 2008 CBL Pilot Report

In the fall of 2008, Apple, Inc worked with the New Media Consortium to conduct a pilot study with six schools from across the country with one-to-one laptop initiatives in place. Both teachers and students found challenge based learning effective and engaging.

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 25, 2016

Research: 2011 CBL Implementation Project

The purposes of the Challenge Based Learning Implementation Study (CBLi) by the New Media Consortium were two-fold, and blended in some ways the long-standing boundaries between outcomes- and process-focused evaluation and more traditional educational research.

June 25, 2016

Resource: Investigation Matrix

Moving from the challenge to the solution is a critical element in the CBL process, and tends to be the most challenging phase as the learners want to move directly to solutions. To support the process a new and improved Matrix has been developed.

June 24, 2016

Resource: Roles for Group Members

The open framework and group work format for Challenge Based Learning make it important to create some structure for the participants. One way to do this is to make sure that the students understand the potential roles they can play in the process.

June 24, 2016

Essay: The Power of Reflection

If we want students to be more engaged, think more critically and authentically, own their learning experience and be prepared to effectively present themselves in college and career settings, I believe that the reflection model within the CBL framework is a critical part of the equation.

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.

June 24, 2016

Resources: The Big Idea Series – Australia

Australia is an early adopter of Challenge Based Learning and continue report amazing experiences. Recently schools throughout Australia developed Challenges around the Big Ideas of Power and Identity. Their journeys are documented in a series of iBooks.

June 24, 2016

Story: Clarksville Academy CBL Program

Clarksville Academy’s 1:1 Technology initiative combines perfectly with a CBL program because students have a personal learning tool in their laptop or iPad, which allows students to access information and data for the subject they are researching.

June 24, 2016

Research: Apple Classroom of Tomorrow – Today (2008)

essential design principles for the 21st century high school by focusing on the relationships that matter most: those between students, teachers, and curriculum.

June 24, 2016

Research: Challenge Based Learning Approach in a Freshman Engineering Course

The CBL methodology is used to frame the engineering research challenge and its guiding questions for the big idea selected. The engineering research process (ERP) model, is used to solve this challenge.

June 24, 2016

Research: Lecture-Based and Challenge-Based Learning in a Workplace Setting

This work highlighted the benefits for learning scientists of collaborating with industry partners to explore learning in workplace settings, as these settings provide illuminating contrasts to the structures of teaching, learning, and assessment found in schools.

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