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July, 2012: 21st Century Learning -- Elementary Schools / Secondary Schools / School Districts / Learning Environments / Project-Based Learning / PBL Trainers / Books / Blogs / Videos / Articles by Bob Pearlman

May 2013: Wooranna Park Primary School's Best Educational Practices videos. Web profile of Wooranna Park Primary School, Melbourne, Australia.

May 9, 2013: President Obama visits Texas technology school, Video of President's speech to Manor New Technology High School

April, 2013: Wooranna Park Primary School's Best Educational Practices videos

January, 2013: Recommended PBL Trainers, Training Institutes, and PD Services Organizations

January, 2013: Autonomous Schools and Innovation Zones

November, 2012: STEM -- Innovative STEM Middle Schools / Innovative STEM High Schools / STEM Learning Networks and Resources

September, 2012: What’s Working? Lessons from pioneer 21st century school districts, Part 1. P21 blog by Bob Pearlman, September 17, 2012. Part 2, September 24, 2012.

July 2012: New book: Transforming Learning through 21st Century Skills: The Who Took My Chalk?™ Model for Engaging You and Your Students, By Lydotta M. Taylor and Jill M. Fratto. Foreword by Bob Pearlman.

April, 2012: Recommended Handbooks and Guides on Project-Based Learning (PBL)

February 2, 2012: The Future of Science Education: STEM and Workforce Readiness - Webinar and Video - features Project-Based Learning with interviews of Bob Pearlman, Suzie Boss, Thom Markham, Megan Pacheco, and Dan Liebert.

December, 2011: Wooranna Park Primary School, Melbourne, Australia, and Wooranna Park's Stimulating Learning Platforms

November, 2011: Book Review: Spotlight on Technology in Education (Harvard Education Press, 2011), by Bob Pearlman, Educational Technology, November-December 2011)

October, 2011: 21st Century Elementary Schools

Updated September , 2011: Innovative 21st Century Skills School Districts

September, 2011: Innovative STEM Middle Schools and Innovative STEM High Schools

July, 2011: School Environments: Transforming Learning Spaces, The Whole Child Podcast, with Bob Pearlman, Kristin Cuilla, and Luis Torres.

July, 2011: Exemplar STEM New Technology High Schools

February 17-19, 2011: Presentations and handouts at the Learning & Brain Conference, San Francisco, CA

November 4, 2010: Saturn School of Tomorrow (1989-2003)

October 13, 2010: 21st Century Learning Summit, Chicago, IL

September 22-23, 2010: P21 Cyber Summit 2010

August 2010: Articles by Elliot Washor on Next Generation Learning

August 2010: PBL Update from Israel, by Sherman Rosenfeld

July, 2010: The Tech & Learning Magazine 100@30 names its first 30 honorees -- the people most important to the creation and advancement of the use of technology in education.

July 14, 2010: Presentations and handouts at the Building Learning Communities 2010 Conference, Boston, MA

May, 2010: Designing New Learning Environments to Support 21st Century Skills (PDF, downloadable), chapter by Bob Pearlman, in the new book, 21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn

May, 2010: Exemplar New Technology 21st Century High Schools

May, 2010: 21st Century Learning

May, 2010: New Learning Environments to Support 21st Century Learners

February, 2010: New Book by James Bellanca: Enriched Learning Projects: A Practical Pathway to 21st Century Skills and Foreword by Bob Pearlman

October, 2009: Recommended Books and Blogs on 21st Century Learning

October, 2009: Social Networks to Connect Today’s Youth with Tomorrow’s Careers

September, 2009: Making 21st Century Schools: Creating Learner-Centered Schoolplaces/Workplaces for a New Culture of Students at Work, by Bob Pearlman, EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY/September-October 2009

August, 2009: New Technology 21st Century High School Model - General Information, Articles, Videos, Research

Recent Presentations

July, 2009: 21st Century Secondary Schools

May, 2008: My PBL Odyssey by Joe Oakey

January, 2008: Project Work and PBL in Singapore Secondary Schools

March, 2007: “Reconsidering the Design of Schools through the Lens of Project-Based Learning” - Interview with Bob Pearlman, the Director of Strategic Planning for the New Technology Foundation, DesignShare and Education Facility Planning News, March, 2007

September 10, 2006: "21st Century Learning in Schools A Case Study of New Technology High School in Napa, CA", published in New Directions for Youth Development, Volume 2006, Issue 110 (Summer 2006), Special Issue: The Case for Twenty-First Century Learning.

June 2, 2006: "New Skills For A New Century: Project-based learning teaches kids the collaborative and critical thinking abilities they'll need to compete", Edutopia magazine, June 2006.

January 31, 2005: Five Riveting Ideas. Five innovative education leaders (Milton Chen, Bette Manchester, Rick Martinez, Bob Pearlman, and Beverley Royster) share their ideas about technologies that could improve the instructional landscape in this country in the January-February Issue of EDTECH Focus on K-12 magazine.

December 11, 2005: UK Knowledge Share on "New Technology High Schools, USA", by Michael Buchanan, Place Group

September 20, 2005: Project Work (PW) in Singapore

April 27, 2005: "Making the Case for Conversions in 2005 -- It's Getting Harder", report by Bob Pearlman

October, 2004: UK Consulting on 21st Century Learning and Building Schools of the Future

August 1, 2004: "Getting it Done: Boston launches new 5-year technology, teaching & learning plan. Why not you?", article in Techlearning.Com

Recent Presentations:

October, 2009: Presentations and handouts at the 2009 T+L Conference, Denver, October 28-30, 2009

September, 2009: Presentations and handouts at Central Coast Community Colleges, September 24-25, 2009

July 29, 2009: Presentations and handouts at the Building Learning Communities 2009 Conference, Boston, MA

November 17-18, 2008: "New Skills, New High Schools and New Networks of High Schools for the 21st Century ", presentation to the Indiana’s Future Conference: Responding to Tomorrow's World; Breaking the Mold of Today's High Schools

September 13, 2008: STEM Schools of the Future: Putting it all Together, presentation to the Georgia PRISM conference, Atlanta, GA.

July 16-18, 2008: Presentations and handouts at the Building Learning Communities 2007 Conference, Boston, MA

June 23-24, 2008: Sacramento New Tech Handouts and Presentations for the 2008 Model Schools Conference, Orlando, Florida. Information on the New Tech 21st Century High School Model.

November 12-13, 2007: "New Skills, New High Schools and New Networks of High Schools for the 21st Century ", presentation to the Indiana’s Future Conference: Equity, Engagement & Education for Economic Success- Transforming Today's Schools for Tomorrow's World

June 30, 2007: New Tech Handouts for the 2007 Model Schools Conference, Washington, DC, July 1-4, 2007. Information on the New Tech 21st Century High School Model.

March 29, 2007: "Assessing 21st Century Skills : The New Tech High School Model", presentation at the CoSN 12th Annual School Networking Conference, San Francisco, California, March 29, 2007

January 31, 2007: Bob Pearlman and Monica Tipton, "New Models of Learning for the 21st Century: New Tech High School", presentation at the Breaking Ranks High School Showcase, San Diego, CA

July 18-20, 2006: Presentations at the Building Learning Communities 2006 Conference, Boston, MA

June 25, 2006: "New Models of Learning for the 21st Century: New Tech High School", presentation at the 14th annual Model Schools Conference, Orlando, Florida, June 25-28, 2006

April 29 , 2006: Special Pre-Conference Institute: Designing 21st Century Secondary Schools: Focus on the Met , Boston, July 17, 2006

March 29, 2006: "21st Century High Schools: The New Tech High Model", presentation at ESC 13, Austin, TX, on the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Initiative (TSTEM).

July 19-21, 2005: Presentations at the Building Learning Communities 2005 Conference, Boston, MA.

March 14 , 2005: "Transforming Secondary Schools for the 21st Century", BSF Visioning Day, Liverpool, England

January 12-13, 2005: Presentations at the 4th Annual Small Schools Planning Institute, St. Petersburg Beach, FL

November 12, 2004: "Transforming Secondary Schools for the 21st Century", Kent Secondary Head Teacher Conference, Ashford, Kent (UK)

November 5, 2004: Subscribe to PBLnet Email Group

October 12-13, 2004: Future Schools, Future Learning Conference, Manchester, England and New Schools, New Learning Symposium, Birmingham, England

August 25, 2004: "Designing the 21st Century Secondary Schools:
The New Technology High School Model
", High School Redesign Symposium, New Orleans ( PowerPoint, 5.36 MB)

August 1, 2004: "Getting it Done: Boston launches new 5-year technology, teaching & learning plan. Why not you?", article in Techlearning.Com

July 19-23, 2004: Presentation and workshop materials from Alan November's Building Learning Communities 2004 Conference, Boston, MA

June 28, 2004: "Knowledge and Skills for the 21st Century", keynote presentation at conference of School to Career, Inc., New Orleans

June, 2004: Middle School Reform

Feburary 4, 2004: Offshoring, Workforce, Education, and 21st Century Skills

November 21, 2003: Top Ten Recommendations from Alan November and Bob Pearlman to UK Headteachers, Specialist Schools Trust National Conference, Birmingham, UK

November 18, 2003: Designing 21st Century Student Schools and Learning Environments, Schools’ Design Conference, Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI), Belfast, Northern Ireland

November 2003: Technology's Role in 21st Century Learning Workshop

July 2003: Designing the 21st Century Secondary School Workshop

June 2003: Stages of Technology Implementation

May 2003: New Small High Schools and Small Learning Communities

May 2003: Autonomy, Accountability, and Continuous Improvement

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Bob Pearlman on Project-Based Learning: Video interview by the
George Lucas Educational Foundation