Fostering a Sound Culture at Hazen: Youth Voices and the Sounding Board Project

How can a school community emerge from isolation to reflect on individual and collective experiences from this uniquely challenging and The post Fostering a Sound […]

Lessons learned from a community conversation on race

How do we effectively engage people in our community who aren’t already predisposed to discuss race and the impacts of The post Lessons learned from […]

Confronting climate change in the classroom

We’re not talking enough with students about climate change At least, many of us are not. At the Global Youth The post Confronting climate change […]

What I Learned at the Youth Climate Strike

On this episode of the 21st Century Classroom: Veronica: My name is Veronica, I’m 13, and I’m in eighth grade. The post What I Learned […]

(re)Building community

Breaking bread & stereotypes with formerly incarcerated Vermonters Food and community are inextricably linked. Birthdays, funerals, weddings, holidays: a meal with family and friends is […]

How to create empathy with your community

Meet the Compassionate Faces of the Shires How do your students recognize compassion? Do they recognize it in the faces of your community? In Manchester […]

“Who are we as West Rutland?”

Community exploration builds connection What happens when you ask your students what they want to learn about and how they like to learn, then you […]

4 ways to jazz up a school exhibition

Going beyond the gallery walk Exhibition season is upon us! And as you’re making ready to throw open the doors of your school and welcome […]

Developing empathy for your community

Meet the Humans of Burke So many schools operate in isolation from the very communities they are situated in. Do your students know community members? […]

Having the hard conversations in Southern Vermont

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Introducing “Cabot Leads”

Use service learning to grow your community What do you do when you’re a 5th-through-8th middle school housed in two separate buildings? If your 7th-and-8th […]

The value of a community mentor

How did an 8th grader turn his passion project into a summer job? I found Connor in the tech ed room during the first session […]

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