Do you know what the term PBL means? Are you looking for ways to make your lessons more engaging and to give your students a sense of achievement? Project based lessons (PBL) could help! But how can we use projects inside the classroom, to help students engage and learn both inside and outside the classroom?

In this vlog, Rubens Heredia shares five tips for using projects more effectively in your lessons. Have you used projects in your own classroom? Share your ideas in the comments or on our social media, and let us know how you get on with Rubens’ tips!


Useful references

Anderson, James (2021) A framework for project-based learning in TESOL. Modern English Teacher, 30 (2).

Robb, K. (2023) Methods, approaches and techniques: do they really matter? Modern English Teacher, 32 (3).

Taha, F. (2018) From one teacher to another, a practical guide to project-based learning. Modern English Teacher, 27 (4).

Thompson, T. (2018). Podcasts as projects. Modern English Teacher, 24 (4).