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This website is for sharing my learnings in school reform and innovation from a 40-year career in the trenches as a teacher, union leader, foundation president, and co-leader of one of the best 21st century school development organizations. Read More.

Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- September 2014:

Also see each of the Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning Videos at Edutopia (Real-World Connections, Rigorous Projects, Collaboration, Facilitating Learning, and Assessment). See other PBL videos here and at BIE.

Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- June 2014:

The Building Blocks of Project-Based Learning video profiles Tech Valley High School (Albany, NY), one of the exemplar schools of the New Tech Network. This video is one of 50 videos in the Teaching Channel's outstanding Deeper Learning Video Series.

Previously Featured 21st Century Learning Videos


October, 2014: Manor New Tech announces 11 Think Forward PBL Regional Conferences in 2014-2015

October, 2014: 21C District web profile of Albemarle County Public Schools, VA

August, 2014: Wooranna Park Primary School's Stimulating Learning Platforms

April, 2014: Innovation Labs, Makerspaces, and Learning Commons

March, 2014: 2014-2015 PBL Training Institutes and 21C Spring and Summer Conferences

February 2014: An Inspiration for Today’s Innovators, Review of Becoming Self-Directed Learners: Student & Faculty Memoirs of an Experimenting High School 40 Years Later, by James A. Bellanca (Editor), Arline Paul (Editor), et al. Review by Bob Pearlman, February 12, 2014. Buy at Amazon.

January, 2014: 50 free PBL Inquiry Starter Videos from David Thornburg and Knights of Knowledge and profile of David Thornburg's work

January, 2014: Vantage, Minnetonka's Advanced Professional Studies Program

November, 2013: Review of Leaving to Learn: How Out-of-School Learning Increases Student Engagement and Reduces Dropout Rates, by Elliot Washor and Charles Mojokowski. Review by Bob Pearlman.

October, 2013: , a 21C Professional Learning activity for you and your colleagues

August, 2013: Bob's Web Redesign Project

May 2013: Wooranna Park Primary School's Best Educational Practices videos. Web profile of Wooranna Park Primary School, Melbourne, Australia.

May 9, 2013: President Obama visits Texas technology school, Video of President's speech to Manor New Technology High School

January, 2013: Recommended PBL Trainers, Training Institutes, and PD Services Organizations

January, 2013: Autonomous Schools and Innovation Zones

November, 2012: STEM -- Innovative STEM Middle Schools / Innovative STEM High Schools / STEM Learning Networks and Resources

September, 2012: What’s Working? Lessons from pioneer 21st century school districts, Part 1. P21 blog by Bob Pearlman, September 17, 2012. Part 2, September 24, 2012.

July 2012: New book: Transforming Learning through 21st Century Skills: The Who Took My Chalk?™ Model for Engaging You and Your Students, By Lydotta M. Taylor and Jill M. Fratto. Foreword by Bob Pearlman.

April, 2012: Recommended Handbooks and Guides on Project-Based Learning (PBL)

February 2, 2012: The Future of Science Education: STEM and Workforce Readiness - Webinar and Video - features Project-Based Learning with interviews of Bob Pearlman, Suzie Boss, Thom Markham, Megan Pacheco, and Dan Liebert.

December, 2011: Wooranna Park Primary School, Melbourne, Australia, and Wooranna Park's Stimulating Learning Platforms

November, 2011: Book Review: Spotlight on Technology in Education (Harvard Education Press, 2011), by Bob Pearlman, Educational Technology, November-December 2011)

October, 2011: 21st Century Elementary Schools

Updated September , 2011: Innovative 21st Century Skills School Districts

September, 2011: Innovative STEM Middle Schools and Innovative STEM High Schools

July, 2011: School Environments: Transforming Learning Spaces, The Whole Child Podcast, with Bob Pearlman, Kristin Cuilla, and Luis Torres.

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