Edutopia's new series profiles young people who are making their learning more authentic by taking it into their own hands, on their own time. This series is produced by Mobile Digital Arts and Twin Cities Public Television, as a companion to an hour-long PBS special that is now available to watch.
More Edutopia Coverage on Hands-On Learning
- BLOG: Authentic, Hands-on Learning with Career and Technical Education
Blogger Jim Berman presents an updated definition of what career and technical education means in the 21st century.
- ARTICLE: Shop Classes Return -- with a 21st-Century Twist
Teaching life skills such as high tech welding could be one antidote to the economic crisis.
- VIDEO: WHEA Electric Car: Project-Based Learning on Wheels
High school students learn a variety of academic, communication, and teamwork skills when they build and race a car for the Hawaiian Electric Electron Marathon.
Visit the Is School Enough? series page to see more videos on informal learning.