Posts by Anna Durfee

Project-Based Learning

High Quality PBL Meets Mental Health

My students recently decided that they wanted to start one of Idaho’s first mental health awareness campaigns. Their goal was to educate their community, reach out to schools, provide informational seminars and fundraise for local non-profits--and that’s just what they did.

Future of Learning

The Value of the Human in an AI World

Let’s start with that first question about preparing our students to contribute. Let me ask you this: what value does a human add to an automated world? The key thing to remember is that AI exists because we birthed it.

Project-Based Learning

The Power of Constraints

In our classrooms, we often think we need to remove restrictions so we don’t cramp our students’ creative style. Apparently, though, the opposite may be true.