Posts by Emily Liebtag
We believe access to a high-quality education is the best shot young people have at shaping, contributing to and ultimately benefiting from a better future. Here's how we advocate to provide more students with access to the education they deserve.
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.
"Best Hair." "Best Couple." "Most Popular." Are these the best traits that innovative high schools can teach their students to value? In this post, I look at a few options that encourage grit, persistence and integrity, among other 21st-century skills.
PBL is increasingly recognized as a powerful instructional practice, but there is no collectively-developed, widely-accepted high-quality PBL Framework to guide aspiring educators. Find out how you can contribute to changing that here.
The powerful combination of big data and big empathy can provide powerful learning experiences and improve student outcomes.
While the Design39 facility renders many speechless, the teaching and learning that take place at “D39” leave visitors feeling inspired and more motivated than ever to create empowering learning experiences for students. Read more in our detailed account here.
When people think of large urban districts, they often think about all the challenges that they face. And it’s true--large urban districts often have to overcome many hurdles. But these challenges are not insurmountable, and Santa Ana Unified proves it.
VIDA is a 6-8 Magnet school in the Vista Unified School District that is proving that high-quality teaching & learning centered around design-thinking can happen anywhere if you have collaboration, community and committed leadership. Read more here.