Bernie Trilling has been on a decade-long journey to bridge professional project management and project-based learning. His new book, Project Management for Education, makes the case that project-based learning (PBL) is the best way to build 21st-century skills and that project management is the most important career skill. Project Management for Education, developed and published by the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation, makes this case: Learning Projects are great vehicles for students to gain essential 21C Skills. One of the biggest lifts for both teachers and students is managing all those pesky moving parts of rich, motivating learning projects - ...
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