At Hood River Middle School, local experts make student learning come to life.
Hood River Middle School collaborates on projects across subjects to make learning relevant, connected, and engaging.
"All I needed during middle school was to feel a part of something, and connecting to my community brought me that." -- Grace Whitmore, Hood River Middle School alumna
At Hood River Middle School, place-based learning makes student learning relevant and engaging by turning their local geography, culture, history, and economy into classroom lessons.
Hood River Middle School shares its seven-step model for including student-interest enrichment courses and intervention support within the regular school day.
By helping students understand the history, geology, and culture of their place, Hood River Middle School supports students in understanding themselves and their role in their community.
With staff vision and student and community engagement, turn the unused or under-used areas of your school buildings or grounds into gardens, labs, and makerspaces.
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At Forest Lake Elementary School, in Columbia, South Carolina, achievement has soared since educators started using new technology to personalize the learning experience for each student.
Teach your students the recipe for success: taking risks, making mistakes, and integrating critical feedback.
Through being reflective about your own teaching practices, model and guide students toward a more reflective approach to their projects, grades, actions, and reactions.
Mix teacher collaboration and innovative leadership with a big dose of differentiated instruction and you get Mesquite Elementary's winning recipe.
At Charles R. Drew Charter School, third-grade students use PBL to prepare for the next Snowpocalypse.