Strategies from K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the learning process.
We share evidence- and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
Project learning combined with 1-to-1 laptops creates a rich and rigorous environment for learning at a middle school and a high school in Portland, Maine.
Project Learning Assignment: Seventh graders work with community experts to advance their understanding of bacteria in the environment -- and then share their findings with the community at large.
By guiding her students through rigorous projects aimed at illuminating solutions to real-world problems, high school humanities teacher Susan McCray uses Outward Bound principles to tap into students' passions for learning.
Juniors at Casco Bay High School, in Portland, Maine, explore homelessness by working in teams to make audio slide-show portraits.
At King Middle School and Casco Bay High School, in Portland, Maine, every student works in a widely hailed project-learning method called expeditionary learning. Discover what your school can learn.
Use these guiding principles to pull together projects with the time and resources you have.
Houston's charter school, YES Prep North Central, uses extra hours to prepare kids for college.
Ninth-grade English teacher Rachael Arthur makes Shakespeare come to life for her students.
At P. K. Yonge, using Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) enables teachers to differentiate and provide each student the right level of instruction to succeed.
A high school hatchery protects endangered species and demands academic excellence.
A tiny offshore Maine school's self-sufficiency makes it an inspirational island apart.
At P. K. Yonge Developmental Research School, integrating digital content with face-to-face learning has led to impressive gains in student achievement.
Combine a school, a museum, and a global corporation, and you get a learning environment like no other.