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Genius Loci: Place-Based Education & Why It Matters

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Place-Based Education (PBE) is a learning approach that utilizes geography to create authentic, meaningful and engaging personalized learning for students. We have set out on a journey to learn more about what it is, why it works and who is doing it.

Cultivating Mindfulness in the Classroom

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Teaching kids skills like meditation and integrating practices can help them develop mindfulness throughout the school day. Here are several resources to help calm their bodies and activate their minds in the classroom.

22 Ways to Make the Most of Your Job or Internship

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Landing an internship or an entry-level job can be a great way to get a jump start on a career you love. Here are 22 tips to make the most of your experience while there.

Virtual Reality – Hope or Hype?

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With our interest in the potential of virtual reality coming to the classroom, we enjoyed a recent article from our friend Michael Horn exploring whether or not we should believe the hype.

18 Ways to Power Learner-Centered STEM Partnerships

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Learner-Centered STEM takes powerful partnerships with people outside classroom walls, so here are 18 examples of partnerships making Learner-Centered STEM a reality for students at Harmony Public Schools.

Learner-Centered Leadership Means Teachers and Students Lead, Too

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Harmony Public School leaders don’t just create opportunities for their teachers to lead. They create opportunities for their students to lead as well.

Innovative Urban Education in Denver

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If we are going to break the effects of generational poverty and bring high quality learning opportunities to every person on the planet, we have to invest in urban education innovation. Here are several Denver innovation schools we recently visited.

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