Bring Project-Based Learning to Your Classroom

THINK Learning Studio’s professional development courses bring together educators from all over the world, equipping you with everything you need to implement challenge- and place-based learning strategies right away.

Unlock your students’ creativity, compassion, and critical thinking skills. And expand your own.

Whether you’re working with kindergarteners or post-graduates, new to teaching or looking for a refresh, our project-based learning courses are designed to challenge and inspire you so that you can challenge and inspire your students.

Come with an open mind. Leave with a toolbox of proven and practical project design skills, facilitation strategies, and assessment methodologies.

Discovery — Get Started with Project-Based Learning

Facilitated by expert educators with deep experience designing and adapting learning projects for students of all abilities and ages, The Discovery Course offers a deep-dive into the core principles of Project-Based Learning with lots of hands-on practice in project design, implementation, and assessment.

Includes a five-hour online introduction followed by four days of in-person immersion and hands-on activities in some of the most inspiring locations in the world. Participants can receive one credit through our partner universities.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Design learning targets
  • Connect projects to people, places, and current events
  • Mentor students as they develop learning portfolios
  • Assess and measure progress

Odyssey — Advanced Facilitation and Project Design Skills

Building off the essential knowledge, skills, and concepts from our Discovery Course, you’ll go deeper into the core tools and methodologies of Project-Based Learning while introducing new areas to focus on.

The Odyssey Course takes place over five days, including one day of online training followed by four days of in-person immersion and group collaboration. Participants can receive credit through our partner universities.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Engage students through active observation and coaching
  • Assist students in building a process portfolio
  • Make better evidence-based decisions around project direction and school strategy
  • Develop teacher-led projects specific to your unique location and student body

Deep Dive — Art and Science of Challenge-Based Learning

For teachers who have completed our Discovery and Odyssey Courses, Deep Dive Courses cover special topics in Project-Based Learning and give you over 100 cumulative hours of training.

You’ll have the opportunity to observe and co-facilitate a segment of a THINK Global School learning project in the field, as well as join THINK Learning Studio facilitator teams guiding other educators through their own Discovery Course journey.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Fine-tune learning targets and student assessments by developing a Table of Excellence
  • Re-design learning projects to serve different student populations and regions
  • Create your own Process Portfolio

Explore our training programs and consulting partnerships for schools

Want to immerse your entire department, school, or district in the project-based learning movement?

Our school-wide training programs and consulting strategies bring expert facilitators to you, with the option to customize your training to meet your unique needs.

Join us for virtual or in-person experiences

  • Mar 9 2023
  • Hakuba Japan

Hakuba Forum: Regenerative Foresight

The Hakuba Forum is an annual invitation-only, 4-day gathering of 10 visionary international education leaders coming together to collectively reimagine K-12 learning communities as centers of sustainable well-being and creative agility.

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