Project- Based Learning Course

Use PBL to master your standards, boost student engagement, and create a community of innovators.

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Welcome to the PBL course. This course has been especially designed to immerse you in the design, implementation, assessment and management of project- based experiences.

It's packed with short lessons, anecdotes, case studies and activities for you to take action immediately.

The course layout includes five interactive modules that are part learning and part application. As you learn, I hope you will engage with your fellow peers in the comment section, and with your developing projects through the accompanying workbook. By the end of the course, you will walk away with a fully developed project- based experience that you are ready to implement with students right away.

In the course, you will learn:

  • The major components of successful project- based experiences
  • The difference between Project- Based Learning and 'Doing Projects'
  • The starting point for project design
  • How to design and deliver your own project- based experiences fo students which includes:
    • How to create a driving question
    • How to envision a product/ outcome for the experience
    • How to incorporate rigorous content standards and skills (regardless of your curriculum)
    • How to assess PBL experiences
    • How to plan and implement a project launch
    • How to manage projects using simple project management tools
    • How to foster student growth in the project
    • How to develop external partnerships with local businesses and the community
    • How to assess projects for 21st century skills and incorporate rigorous standards

Here's what previous educators have said about the course:

“My teachers and I gained tremendous insight through Kyle’s course and coaching by pushing past our comfort zones and providing students with a deeper level of engagement, rigor, active learning, and critical thinking.” - Anne Robinson, Instructional Coach at Gompers Prep

“Kyle’s course is a great foundation for anyone who is interested in exploring project-based learning with their students. He provides a road map for educators to build their pedagogical skills around inquiry- learning.” - Frank Bradica, Head of School St. Mother Teresa Catholic

“Anyone looking to learn more about PBL whether you are an educator, administrator or a homeschooling parent, whether you’re just getting started or have years of experience, you owe it to yourself to dive into this course headfirst.” - Michael Carberry, Head of School Whole Life Learning Center

“Kyle’s ability to relate project- based learning to the standards- based curriculum we offer in support of students’ passion has really elevated the learning for all students in our school.” - Tarek Razik, Head of School International School of Beijing

“Kyle’s course and meeting with our 5th grade team, inspired four of them to launch projects this year that have been huge successes.” - Evelyn McCullough, Innovations Coach Park Maitland School

Your Instructor

Kyle Wagner
Kyle Wagner

Kyle Wagner is a Middle School Programme Director and instructional coach for innovative educators all over the world on how to use project- based learning to create socially, emotionally and globally aware citizens. Kyle has now coached and trained over 300 teachers spread across 15 schools to help them infuse project- based experiences into their classrooms. As a Curriculum Designer and former Project- Based Learning Humanities Teacher Leader at High Tech High, a school featured in the hit documentary "Most Likely to Succeed," Kyle knows how to guide project development and implementation to ensure it transforms and empowers student learning. With 12 years experience teaching PBL, and 4 years leading, he believes in the 'Power of Simple' and has authored a book and numerous articles on how school leaders can lead change through PBL with simple, repeatable strategies. Kyle holds a Masters Degree in Teacher Leadership and two supplemental teaching authorisations. When not writing or consulting with school leaders, Kyle enjoys traveling the world and writing original music for his band.

Course Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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