Project-based learning at its best provides a unique opportunity for students to develop a range of knowledge and skills inaccessible in more traditional models of learning. Projects must be designed to build students' understanding of content while also addressing real needs in the community that connect to student interests and abilities. Getting the three central criteria right - the curriculum, the students, and the context - leads to the perfect problem.
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