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Learning Gardens Provide Equity, Access and Great Food

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Caroline Vander Ark has long appreciated community and school gardens but worried that they often didn’t connect to student learning and create a lasting impact. However, when she heard about the work of Big Green she was intrigued and reached out to Kate Waller, who manages their national growth to learn more.

Brain Research, Creativity and Project-Based Learning

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Does brain research support the belief that if you want to produce a student outcome such as creativity you first must build a classroom culture in which creativity can grow and then you must adopt a pedagogy (like PBL) that allows it to bloom? David Ross explains.

Good Enough? Helping Young People Develop a Picture of Good Work

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High expectations are an important part of a school model, culture and community. Here are several examples of schools and programs that are helping students learn to deliver on professional grade expectations.

Using Robots to Teach the 4 Cs to Young Students—Without Screen Time

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By: Kathy Hay. A technology integrator shares how 23 districts in Iowa are promoting STEM learning while limiting the time students spend in front of tablets or laptops.

A Year in Review: High-Quality Project Based Learning

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As we look back, it is evident that project-based learning not only increases student engagement, it helps students develop academic and social and emotional skills for life and careers. Over the year, we visited 8 schools where students are having HQPBL experiences, here is what we discovered.

Helping Students and Teachers Embrace Engineering

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By: Reid Whitaker. Here are five ways to help students — and teachers — overcome a fear of failure and learn to love engineering design.

Top 20 Posts from 2018

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2018 is coming to a close. We're reviewing everything we've learned and experienced this last year in preparation for 2019.

Project-Based Schools Close Silicon Valley Gaps

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Tom and Emily recently visited several schools in Silicon Valley. Dive in to see how high challenge communities are responding with personalized and project-based learning.

Design Thinking, City as Classroom, Museum as Homebase

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Tom recently visited the Grand Rapids Public Museum School that's rooted in design thinking and place-based education. Here's a look at the school and how they're using their XQ Super School grant to extend their vision for high-quality, community as a classroom learning opportunities for more students.

How to Connect Current Events to Project-Based Learning

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By: Jodie Brivic. In this post, discover how school work directly correlates to real problems the world is facing and possible solutions to solve those challenges.