As such, it is rooted in application to the real world and where learning is driven by the Learners rather than directed by the Learning Leaders(Vega Teachers). This type of learning is more effective in developing a child's ability to think creatively and critically, apply knowledge, solve problems, and develop a strong sense of self-confidence.
Many schools use the traditional method of repetition and rote learning, which doesn't focus on understanding and results in short-term recall. Some progressive schools focus on activities while missing academic rigor. With PBL, instruction is creative, engaging, rigorous, and driven by learner interest that ensures long-term memory retention.