Posts by Emily Liebtag

Schools Worth Visiting

Don’t Doubt Detroit

There are incredibly dedicated educators and families in Detroit working to revive their schools and communities. The heart and resilience of the people in Detroit is palpable.

Place Based Education

Back to School with The Power of Place

Communities and cities are rich with opportunities for place-based learning that we ought to take advantage of. Here are some questions and a reflection that can help with getting started.

Personalized Learning

Personalizing Learning Spaces

Educators and students alike spend around 40 +/- hours a week in their learning spaces, so why not add personal touches and be inspired by the walls and halls around you? It may have a bigger impact than you'd think.

Project-Based Learning

Deeper Learning: What We Know So Far

Teaching that focuses on the development of the six deeper learning competencies yields increased graduation rates, more engaged thinkers, and increased equitability in opportunities to access high-quality learning experiences. Learn more here.

Project-Based Learning

PBL World Educators Focus on Process

PBL World is a community of dedicated educators from around the world coming together, creating and growing a path forward for themselves and ultimately the students they serve. Here, we look at some of the key takeaways from this year's conference.

Project-Based Learning

The Purposes of High Quality PBL

Students in classrooms today need to know how to manage projects, but there are a number of other important purposes that PBL can fulfill. Here, I explore those purposes in more detail.