For many years (at least until 2020), we visited about 100 innovative schools a year. It’s the most important form of professional learning we do for ourselves and for the educators that accompany us. It’s how we create and update a shared vision of powerful learning. This page features some of the most innovative schools […]
Tom Vander Ark, Emily Liebtag and Nate McClennen share six defining principles of place-based education in their new book “The Power of Place: Authentic Learning Through Place-Based Education.”
By incorporating a sense of place in instruction, teachers and community partners have adapted programs to keep students engaged even during distance learning. Jack Chin explores how place-based experiences shape learners for today's world.
On this week's podcast, Tom Vander Ark, Dr. Emily Liebtag, and Nate McClennon discuss their newly published book, The Power of Place: Authentic Learning Through Place-Based Education.
On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast Nate McClennen is joined by Sharon Laidlaw, Director of Place Network at Teton Science Schools, to discuss place-based education, a movement that was articulated in the 1990’s and now has become a centerpiece of education innovation everywhere.
On this monthly town hall, we went long on place-based education and the ways in which it is a powerful tool for building community and inquiry. We also discussed the ways in which community-connected projects are an outstanding way to continue learning through the summer and beyond.
This is the first of a two-part preface excerpt from the book To Know the Joy of Work Well Done: Building Connections and Community with Place-Based Learning.
[…] to use many LMSs to fully support competency attainment over the course of a student’s entire high school journey–one of the key systemic requirements for successful Competency-Based Education (CBE). Headrush is a learning platform designed to support Project- and Competency-Based learning by alleviating these challenges. “The big picture is esoteric–most people don’t understand the reality […]
[…] compared to previous years, students seem at least three months behind their peers in many areas, especially social-emotional growth. These concerns have led to The Department of Education releasing a detailed handbook that addresses these concerns. Alongside suggestions for creating healthy learning environments and supporting the well-being of students and staff is guidance on […]