High-Quality Project Based Learning for All
At Defined, our mission is to drive student engagement and achievement through real-world Project-Based Learning. We provide teachers with the high-quality instructional materials they need to implement PBL that builds future-ready skills.
Deepen Understanding. Improve Student Outcomes.
Defined helps educators engage students in authentic Project Based Learning that enhances core curriculum and builds future-ready skills.
Drive Student Engagement
Defined provides educators with the tools they need to engage students in real-world PBL. Our projects are based on careers to help students connect classroom content to career pathways.
Students utilizing Defined's Project Based Learning programs show significant academic progress across multiple subjects, no matter their skill level or background.
Support Every Learner with Evidence-Based Solutions
Defined's PBL curriculum follows the research-based Understanding by Design framework by Jay McTighe and the HQPBL framework for gold-standard PBL instruction.
Our PBL Programs
Defined Learning provides K-12 teachers with an online library of engaging standards-aligned interdisciplinary projects. Students develop critical future-ready skills as they apply their knowledge and skills to solve real-world challenges.
Defined Careers is a K-12 college and career readiness platform that provides students with the opportunity to explore and experience careers across all pathways through PBL.
Defined Academy offers professional learning services to help educators get started and go further with PBL, Defined Learning, and Defined Careers.
Helping Educators Implement PBL with Ease
Defined's easy-to-navigate online platform provides educators with the essential instructional materials and resources they need to effectively implement high-quality PBL.
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We currently support over 120,000 teachers in over 7,500 schools nationwide.
Students using Defined Learning saw a 39% increase in math test scores. Defined solutions create consistent assessment score improvement.
In randomized trials, students using project based learning show an 8-16% increase in AP scores.
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