It’s invigorating to witness the success of the students, teachers, and administrators who have chosen to bring Defined programming into their schools. Our programs require the bold effort of educators invested in guiding students through new ways of learning.
Here are just a few stories we’ve received from teachers and administrators about the impact of Defined in their classrooms. We love to hear that students are flourishing and building the skills they need to succeed in their college education, workplace, and life.
Read what K-12 teachers and students have to say about their experience with Defined Learning performance tasks. From historical shipwrecks to outer space, Defined has helped students explore their universe through project-based learning.
Read the success stories of our partner schools and districts across the country.
Bartlett City Schools
Three years ago, Bartlett City Schools chose Defined Learning when searching for a STEM-based PBL curriculum aligned with Tennessee state standards for students in their advanced program.
Katie MCain, the 6th-12th grade instructional supervisor for Bartlett, says the immediate results were amazing: “We got to see kids who usually don’t want to make a mistake, the conversations they were having, how excited they were about presenting...they had no fear! It’s completely changed the ...
To provide teachers with a launchpad for project-based learning (PBL), Norwalk chose to partner with Defined to implement Defined Learning. Using Norwalk’s curriculum maps, Defined identified the projects aligned with Norwalk’s units of study, saving teachers hours of curriculum planning time.
“We tried having teachers implement PBL without the use of Defined Learning and the teachers were frustrated. Defined Learning helped us increase momentum," says Tina Henckel, the Director of ...
Prosper Independent School District
At Prosper Independent School District, the rapid growth of the district required a constant flow of new teachers, many with limited prior exposure to project-based learning (PBL). To help their teachers implement high-quality PBL with ease, the district provides Defined Learning as a resource.
“Defined Learning has been a great way to get our teachers to buy in because it already speaks the language they are using. It’s all there for them,” says Michael Pflug, the K-12 STEAM ...