Project based learning seems to be at the heart of modern trends in education. This approach, as opposed to direct methods, is grounded on the active involvement of children to create products, tackle problems, and devise intricate inquiry strategies as they tinker, make, and build.
Libow and Stager (2013) define the term «project» as a kind of work that is substantial, shareable, and personally meaningful. In this regard, they state that «when a teacher creates a well-designed prompt that capitalizes on student curiosity, kids can embark on complex, long-term learning adventures.»
In this video we find some indispensable hints for a successful implementation of PBL.