Each year, students at my school take the week before spring break off from classes to explore the project of their choice. I recently made a video documenting this year's Project Week and have students discuss the process as well as the value they find in it.
I know this may not be replicable in many schools, especially schools in large districts where there is little control over the schedule for the year, but I think you get to see the heart of what happens if the students get a little bit of time to explore something they're curious about.
Filmed in Austin, TX at The Khabele School
Music by Podington Bear
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