[…] one high school principal is reaching out to his colleagues to join the Project-Based Learning Revolution. In his book A PBL Revolution: Join the Movement to Transform Education One School at a Time Through Project-Based Learning, Dr. Daniel Ching is challenging both teachers and leaders to transform their classrooms and schools to truly meet […]
[…] process from planting to harvesting,” said Edwards. “For me, it’s the best encapsulation of what we’re about.” Edwards said that he’s seeing, on a daily basis, research-based educational practices working in real-time with their learners that are truly transformational. “As a teacher, I can cite countless poems advocating the value of nature, but contrast […]
In this week’s podcast, Tom is speaking with Dr. Francisco Gaujardo. Francisco is a leading voice in bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural education and a noted expert in place-based education.
“The Power of Place” describes how schools have adopted place-based programs as a way to better engage students and the idea of community as the classroom is more relevant today than ever before.
[…] something (even if it’s small) change? ESY has, and it always will, considered this for the benefit of ECS students. For more, see: The Power of Place Place-Based Education Anchors Learning in the Community 70 Elementary & Middle Schools Worth Visiting Stay in-the-know with innovations in learning by signing up for the weekly Smart Update. Deirdre […]
[…] of a pandemic to transform a system into a place of engaged learning with a more clear purpose for our work ahead. For more, see: What is Place-Based Education and Why Does it Matter? Podcast: Outdoor Learning Leads to Curious Students Gina Meinertz is the Assistant Superintendent at Spring Grove Public Schools. Follow her on […]
[…] educators are doing this very thing. I’ll save you a seat and coffee’s on me if you care to join the convo! For more, see: The Power of Place Podcast: David Bluestein on Working in America Place-Based Education Anchors Learning in Community Stay in-the-know with innovations in learning by signing up for the weekly Smart Update.
As teachers are preparing for the new school year, the uncertainty of whether they will be conducting remote learning or not, is leaving many educators wondering if now is the time to rethink standards-based education.
[…] large budgets and will welcome student work as contributing to the larger mission in the form of public service announcements, videos, campaigns, event support, and more. Higher Education Most of our communities are home to some sort of higher education institutions – public universities, community colleges, technical schools, or private colleges. These institutions employee […]
[…] had the time and capability to manage home learning… If they were able to work well independently… Then, students may have been able to successfully continue their education. If the work they were assigned was meaningful and engaging, they may even have enjoyed learning from home. Those are all pretty big “ifs.” Instead, many […]