George Lucas Educational Foundation
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From Worms to Wall Street: Projects Prompt Active, Authentic Learning

You can't tear students at Newsome Park Elementary School away from their schoolwork when it involves in-depth investigations with real-world applications.
October 1, 2001

Editor's Note: Since we filmed this story, Victor Martinez has become principal of Newsome Park Elementary. The school's projects are now "expeditions", after the Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound (ELOB) model.

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