Spend even just a few moments inquiring about iLEAD Agua Dulce’s approach to education, and one of the first things you’ll hear about is project-based learning, or PBL. It’s at the core of our approach to school and a proven asset to education.
So what is project-based learning? In PBL, learners actively explore real-world challenges to acquire deeper knowledge of the subject at hand. Research shows that learners increasingly retain and enjoy what they’re learning when PBL is done well.
This educational model helps students learn the valuable collaboration, academic, and problem-solving skills our global economy will demand from them. Through the PBL method, learners tackle engaging projects about real-world issues that require critical thought, inquiry, and synthesis, and culminate in regular Presentations of Learning (or POLs) to their peers, facilitators, community members, and parents.
The PBL model requires learners to research, collaborate, and carefully weigh information and evidence in a nuanced problem-solving environment. It teaches learners to accept feedback, create solutions, and present their findings in a high-performance context — preparing them for the rigors of the 21st-century economy and the challenges of a global world.
PBL provides the following benefits:
In short, project-based learning is at the core of the iLEAD Agua Dulce model because we believe it is at the heart of how kids learn best. Time and again, we’ve seen how PBL helps learners develop academic skills, build leadership skills and character, and lay the foundation for promising careers.
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Our annual Book Fair is this week. That’s right October 25-29 is the Scholastic Book Fair. Learners can shop during their recess and lunch. Families are welcome to shop after
iLEAD Agua Dulce Spirit Week is this week. Yes, October 25th – 29th is Spirit Week. Monday is Picture Day where learners wear their Picture Day attire. Tuesday is Tips