The Learning Renaissance

Learning by Doing – The Essence of Project-Based Learning


Learning by doing has always been seen as a more effective learning methodology than rote learning or teacher transmission. Too often schools marginalise this type of learning because of perceived costs (without looking at benefits), the preoccupation with content learning and the alleged difficulties of building this methodology into large classes.

This case study by Shawn Canney at Edutopia shows how one teacher came to terms with project-based learning: Learning by Doing – A Teacher Transitions Into PBL | Edutopia

About educationalist04

I'm convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


%d bloggers like this: