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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.

June 24, 2016

Research: Developing Challenge-Based Learning Using Design Thinking

The course transformed the teacher/researcher into an observer of learning and a guide, thus flipping the classroom and allowing the learners to take responsibility and steer their own learning experiences.

June 23, 2016

Story: Challenging Students in O’Neill, Nebraska

Students worked in teams and talked with their families about their current health habits, agreeing on areas for improvement.

June 23, 2016

Essay: CBL in the Elementary Classroom

“How do I get my students to be engaged and care about learning?” This question confounds educators in schools around the world each and every day. Challenge Based Learning (CBL) offers a solution to this puzzle for students of all ages.

June 23, 2016

Research: A CBL Model for Information Management Skills

This research was conducted for research and development purposes. The aims of this study were to: 1) design a challenge based learning model via cloud technology and social media for enhancing information management skills.

June 23, 2016

Research: Combining CBL and Scrum for Mobile App Dev

In order to better prepare faculty and students for the emerging mobile application market, this study presents a new learning and software development framework that combines Agile methodologies with the Challenge Based Learning (CBL) framework.

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.

June 20, 2016

Story: The Lupus Project

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

June 10, 2016

Resource: Perspectives on Standards in CBL

In traditional academic settings academic standards and testing must be taken into account when implementing Challenge Based Learning. Fortunately, the open architecture of the framework enables the learners to address academic standards, curriculum content and testing to meet the demands of their specific context.

June 6, 2016

Resource: CBL Rubric

The CBL rubric provides a starting point to develop personalized resources to guide the learning experience. The learners can use the rubric to gauge their progress and make adjustments.

June 6, 2016

Resource: Sample Big Ideas and Essential Questions

The world is full of potential challenges. Read the news, check social networks, talk with community leaders, connect with college and university faculty, etc. This document includes some Big Ideas and Essential Questions to get you started.

June 6, 2016

Resource: Learner Checklist

A variety of items need to be considered when you embark on a Challenge Based Learning experience. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your challenge, you may not need to consider all of these items or may need to add others.

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