George Lucas Educational Foundation
Project-Based Learning

Teacher Story: Susan McCray Lights the Fire of Project Learning

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.

March 15, 2010

Additional Resources for the "Give Me Shelter" Project

View a short video on the "Give Me Shelter" project

Samples of Student Work:

"Give Me Shelter" Slide Shows


Casco Bay High School's Web site

More at Free Resources and Downloads for Project Learning

Schools That Work

Casco Bay High School And King Middle School

Public, Urban
Grades 6-8
Portland, ME

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  • Social Studies
  • English Language Arts
  • 9-12 High School