Project-based education takes a distinct approach to teaching and learning that encourages hands-on, interactive experiences. Forest Hills School District supports multiple project-based programs that are successfully utilizing a renovated space that was designed specifically for this type of curriculum.
[…] lead to learning at the highest or deeper levels, but also relates to the skills our students are going to need. Starting places include 20Time.org, 20-Time In Education and Genius Hour. Career Literacy / Development Although we have always attempted to connect school to career, it has become more prevalent in recent years. More than […]
By: Dr. M. Jones-Carey. Creating a global mindset is as simple as refocusing project-based learning, makerspaces and STEM in your classroom.
[…] reached more than 118,000 children in the Kansas City metro. In our nearly 60 year history, we have served more than 6 million children with quality arts education experiences!” After establishing this robust catalog of arts integration offerings, KCYA began to build lasting ties with a vast number of KC districts, serving both as […]
[…] power of maintaining a culture of positive productivity. They knew they had made a difference and were ready to find other ways to serve their community. Traditional education is not set up well to be agile in times of crisis. Students are often left to stay home and keep to themselves. As a school […]
[…] their Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs) through community-based applications; to make interdisciplinary connections through Transferable Skills and content proficiencies (science, math, social sciences, English, arts, health, and physical education), and to reflect on and refine an understanding of themselves as learners and as members of their greater community. FHUHS students will have experiences in the […]
The George Floyd tragedy has forced upon many of us a need to reflect on systemic racism in education. My musings have focused less on structures and policy and more on student outcomes and instructional practices. I have for months been examining my entrenched beliefs about project-based learning, formed primarily while working at the Buck […]
With remote and hybrid learning staying on the horizon, it's critical to understand: how have expert education practitioners worldwide successfully adapted their practice in the uncertain education climate?
I receive a few emails every week from educators who want to find out how to get started down the path of competency-based education. The pandemic’s demand for flexibility has increased these calls for help. Most everyone has read the CompetencyWorks blogs, they’ve tackled a few of the books that have been written, they’ve […]
For those that work in early childhood education, they often deal with misperceptions – often suggesting that younger learners have barriers to deeper learning or high-skilled activities. Not only are these inaccurate, according to teacher and early childhood education advocate Sara Lev, but the situation is also quite the opposite. For Lev – who […]