A PBL Pathway to 21st Century Deeper Learning Schools


Preparing For Culturally Responsive Instruction: The MindQuest21sm Way.

A School Or District Theory Of Action.



  1. Assessment of prior knowledge and existing skill
  2. Overview and outcomes
  3. MindQuest21sm Professional Learning Model
  4. Creating a school wide mindset
    • Project-Based Learning
    • WIDA Standards
    • Leadership
    • Focus characteristics
    • Deeper Learning outcomes for faculty
    • Assessment of student and faculty outcomes

   Doing In the Classroom

  1. Lesson and project plan reviews
  2. Observations
  3. Conferences

   Leadership Development

  1. Identifying evidence based practice
  2. Assessing teacher growth
  3. Assessing student growth
  4. Developing a theory of action

     Assessing Results

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Upcoming Events:

Advance Reasoning in Education:

Think Global PBL Academy
July 17-19, 2017
Addison, Illinois
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MindQuest21 Project Based Learning:

Summer 2017 Institute
August 8-10, 2017
Addison, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone: 847-921-9174
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