George Lucas Educational Foundation

Heather Calabro and Gregg Kaneko

Project-based Learning Teachers in Honolulu, Hawaii

Heather and Gregg are both faculty members of Mid-Pacific eXploratory, a program that features project-based learning as the primary focus of student work. They are advocates and practitioners of leveraging interdisciplinary, 21st century technology and skills to solve authentic, real-world problems. In addition to writing authentic curriculum to engage their students, Heather and Gregg provide practical professional development to teachers who seek to implement more experiential education in their classrooms.

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    From Modern Farm to Sustainable Table: Teaching STEM and Humanities with Authenticity

    Follow a ninth grade interdisciplinary PBL class from an on-site sustainability study through designing hydroponic gardens, growing food, and an Iron Chef cook-off.