OPSP recognizes an intrinsic link between education and health and is committed to delivering resources to improve educational opportunities throughout our service region. OPSP staff recently facilitated a workshop on problem-based learning (PBL) for primary educators at a Professional Learning Day in Decatur, Illinois.
Problem-based learning encourages students to learn about a subject by working in groups to solve an open-ended problem. It deemphasizes memorization and is thought to encourage critical thinking, collaboration and social skills.
to discuss exploring PBL in your school.